Virginia Tech hikes tuition by 3.9%

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The cost of tuition at Virginia Tech is about to go up.

Tech's board of visitors decided to raise tuition and fees by 3.9 %.

That's an annual cost of about $10,923. That's up about 400 dollars from last year.

Public higher education officials have been pressed by Governor Bob McDonnell to hold down in-state tuition increases.

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