College students in the Lake Area planning to attend classes at the University of Missouri will have to shell out more money.
The board of curators approving a proposal to increase tuition for the 2021 budget by 2.3%, bringing the per-credit-hour numbers from $299 per credit to $311 per credit.
Only graduate students in the Science & Technology department at the Rolla campus would be exempted from the increase.
Officials say students who attend the main campus in Columbia would also be required to wear face masks in all classes to protect against COVID 19.
Teachers and professors will be wearing face shields provided by the school.