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UF, FSU may be able to raise tuition because of research designation

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The University of Florida could soon have the power to raise its tuition rates higher than any other public school in the state. The proposal, which has already been approved by a Senate committee, is now heading to be reviewed by the House’s education committee. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Eileen Cofre tells us what the tuition increase entails and how the proposal will affect current and future students.

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