By: Zayn Roohi Photo Editor The state of Alaska introduced the UA Scholars award in 1999 as an incentive for the most academically inclined students to stay in state for college. The $11,000 award...
Students at UAF who need to set up payment plans will no longer be doing so through UAF.
This semester is the first in which UAF has not been in charge of its own financial services. The company Tuition Management Services (TMS) is now in charge of arranging payment plans for the university.
In 2000, tuition for a typical freshman taking twelve credits was $1,800. By 2010, that amount increased 96 percent to $3,528.
Students can expect these numbers to keep climbing. At their next meeting, the University of Alaska Board of Regents will vote on additional increases. UAF students will have limited voice because the meeting will be held in Juneau.