Ohio currently bars its public universities from increasing tuition. But, state universities that are engaged in a tuition program like the one OSU is considering are given some leeway.
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If Ohio State’s board of trustees approves the proposal as is, tuition would increase for freshmen starting at the school in August. It would not impact current in-state sophomores, juniors or seniors, according to OSU.
OSU’s board of trustees will consider the tuition proposal on Tuesday, according to the school. Both Miami University in Oxford and Ohio University in Athens have similar programs already in place as well.