Title 17. Education

Chapter 26. Colleges and Universities

Part VI. Powers and Duties of Management Boards


17:3351.15        Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System; tuition and attendance fee amounts; graduate students; masters degree in business administration; dental hygiene


A. In addition to the authority granted to the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System by law authorizing such board to provide for and impose fees and in accordance with the provisions of Article VII, Section 2.1(A) of the Constitution of Louisiana, the board may impose the following increases:


(1) Effective for the Fall 2009 academic session and thereafter, in tuition and attendance fee amounts:


(a) For a full-time graduate student who is enrolling in any institution under its management and supervision by an amount which shall not exceed thirty dollars per credit hour per academic session.


(b) For a full-time student who is seeking a masters of business administration degree at any institution under its management and supervision, an increase in tuition by an amount of up to one thousand dollars per academic session, which shall be inclusive of the increase in graduate student tuition authorized in Paragraph (1) of this Subsection.


(2) Effective for the 2015-2016 academic year and thereafter, a dental supply fee of three hundred dollars per academic year for students enrolled in the dental hygiene program, University of Louisiana at Monroe.


B. The board shall establish criteria for waiving the tuition increase authorized in Subsection A of this Section in cases of financial hardship as determined by the board. Information relative to such waivers and the criteria and procedures for obtaining a waiver shall be made available to all prospective students in a timely manner such that each student is informed of the availability of a waiver prior to the student making a final decision concerning attendance.


C. The authority to impose the increase provided in Subsection A of this Section shall include the authority to impose proportional amounts for part-time students and for summer sessions.


Added by Acts 2009, No. 313, § 1, eff. July 1, 2009. Amended by Acts 2015, No. 75, § 1.