The Southeast Community College Board of
Governors voted 10-0 to raise tuition by $1 and student fees by 25 cents
at its monthly meeting on Tuesday.
per quarter credit hour for Nebraska residents will be $61.50 starting
July 1 and be in effect for the 2016-2017 academic year. Tuition for
out-of-state students will be $75.50 per credit hour. The rate for
student fees also was increased from $1.25 to $1.50, making the total
tuition and fee rate $63 for 2016-17 school year.
Student fees help support student activities at SCC.
ability to use those fees helps balance out the whole circle,
behavioral support, academic support, mental, emotional, and social
support," said Bev Harvey, vice president for student services/Lincoln
Harvey met with
student senates at each SCC campus to discuss numerous scenarios for
tuition and fees. All three campus senates supported the increase.
Board also approved room and board rates at the Beatrice and Milford
campuses. Beatrice residence hall rates increased slightly, primarily
due to the enhanced Storm Center Café located in the Kennedy Center.
On-campus room and board at the Milford campus will remain the same for
the upcoming academic year.
The votes were 10-0 to approve, with the Rev. Edward Price abstaining.
President Dr. Paul Illich said the College must continue to be
competitive when it comes to affordability. SCC offers one of the lowest
tuition and fee rates of the six community college districts in