Tuition is rising 3.7 percent at the University of Winnipeg for undergrad students beginning next school year.
The university’s board of regents approved the $144 million 2019-20 budget on Monday night, which includes the tuition increase for most programs.
According to the university, the increase works out to be $120 more for the average student ($168 for a student taking five full courses).
Graduate students will see their tuition rise by 2.5 percent for most programs.
Highlights of the budget include:
- An additional $50,000 for bursaries to students with financial need
- Two academic success advisors to proactively connect with students who are at risk of leaving the University early
- More resources for the International Student Services Centre
- Investments in faculty renewal
- Enhanced funding for Indigenous cultural events on campus