Traditional undergraduate students will see tuition, room and board and fees raise by $760 at Lindenwood University in the fall.
Students will pay $22,940 a year, a 3.4 percent increase over last year's rate for tuition, room and board and fees $22,180, according to a press release.
The increase was approved at Friday's Board of Directors meeting. The increase is due to rising operating costs,
In addition, students in other programs will see cost increases. Undergraduate students in the accelerated evening program will pay $3,186 a quarter and graduate students in the program will pay $3,852 a quarter.
The average increase for private nonprofit colleges and universities that publish their tuition rates was 3.9 percent for the 2012-13 academic year, according to the National Association for Independent Colleges and Universities.
Tuition, room and board rates, fees for Lindenwood University undergraduate students who live on campusCosts Year
% Increase$22,940 2013 3.4% $22,180 2012 3.8% $21,360 2011 2.9% $20,740 2010 1.9% $20,360 2009 2.6% $19,840 2008 3.3% $19,200 2007 3.2% $18,600 2006
Correction: The chart has been updated to include fees for previous years, which were not included in a former version of this story.