Colleges Hold the Line on Tuition in W.Va.

In a state where household income is not increasing at the same rate as average tuition hikes, there could come a day when higher education has priced itself out of the reach of most people.

“I think we’re about there from a community college standpoint,” said Keith Cotroneo, president of Mountwest Community & Technical College in Huntington.

Most public universities, four-year colleges and community and technical colleges in West Virginia have approved tuition increases for the 2017-18 school year.

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