UM Conservatives to Vote on New Indoor Practice Center Wednesday, and Tuition Fees Rise Central Missouri
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
During the Conservative Council meeting WednesdayLeaders at the University of Missouri are expected to vote on a new multi-million dollar practice center and increase tuition and fees for students for the next school year.
Tuition and fees
If the board approves the proposed tuition fee increases, undergraduates and graduates in Mizzou, out-of-state and in-state will see a five percent tuition hike starting this fall.
This proposed increase would be an additional $ 15.30 per credit hour for in-state undergraduates and an additional $ 46 per credit hour for out-of-state undergraduates. This would equate to an addition of about $ 229 per semester for in-state students and $ 690 per semester for out-of-state students taking 15 credits.
According to Current University of Missouri admission fees For the 2020-2021 school year, tuition and fees for residents of Missouri is $ 13,264 per year. Tuition and fees for out-of-state students are set at $ 30,468 per year. These costs are based on 14 credit hours per semester.
According to the proposal, the school says the increase in tuition fees will be “used to make investments to meet the important mission of student success, academic excellence and meaningful engagement.”
It is proposed to increase the course fee for MU College of Arts & Science to $ 87 over three years starting in fiscal years 2022-2024.
A proposed increase for the College of Veterinary Medicine, an additional clinical fee of $ 2,000 per semester, should also be put to a vote. This would apply to students in the third and fourth years of study.
New indoor practice facility
Proposal new indoor practice center budget is set at $ 33,140,000 and will be funded by donations that have been given to the school over a period of seven years.
The University of Missouri said a new full-size indoor football training facility is needed because the current Devine Pavilion is just 70 yards compared to a full-size 100-yard playing field.
If approved, the new indoor training facility would be adjacent to the Mizzou football field, which was completed in 2019. The new facility will include additional toilets as well as examination and storage spaces, according to the proposal. current.
The indoor practice center is expected to be completed by December 2022.
The curatorial meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m. You can watch the Zoom meeting here.