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WSU Will Continue To Increase Enrollment

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State University will increase enrollment this fall so that additional tuition can make up for state budget cuts.

President Elson S. Floyd on Monday said at a public forum that he expects the Legislature to cut $100 million from WSU's budget this year. But proposals in the Legislature and the governor's
office indicate tuition could rise 10 percent to 16 percent for in-state undergraduate students for the next two years, beginning in August.

Floyd said Washington State will continue to admit in-state students first, even though out-of-state students pay higher tuition.

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