Recognizing the pandemic’s significant financial impact, Harper College approved leaving tuition unchanged for the third consecutive year coupled with other measures aimed at keeping costs down for students.
“We recognize that students are still struggling with the impact of the ongoing pandemic,” said Dr. Avis Proctor, Harper College president. “We are committed to doing all we can to removing barriers and supporting students so they’re better positioned to prioritize their education.”
Effective this summer, Harper’s in-district tuition for the 2022-23 academic year will remain $133.50 per credit hour, or $152.50 per credit hour including the universal fee. Out-of-district, out-of-state and international student tuition rates also will not increase. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution at the February 23 board meeting leaving tuition unchanged for Fiscal Year 2023.
In addition, the board approved the following tuition-related measures:
“As we enter the third year of the pandemic, we must continue to ensure our community can access Harper’s quality and affordable education,” Board Chair Pat Stack said. “The college has worked to carefully manage its resources, and I am pleased this fiscal responsibility has positioned us to provide some relief to students.”