Nova Scotia Community College tuition going up

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A community college diploma is going up in price.

The Nova Scotia Community College announced the 2014-2015 tuition amounts May 7 and most program are three per cent more expensive.

A media release states the tuition increase was recommended by the college’s board of governors.

“Despite what is, on average, an increase of under $100, we know any increase is of concern to students,” NSCC president Don Bureaux said. “The additional funding will help the College continue to provide high-quality programming to help prepare our students for the economy of tomorrow.”

Tuition for health information management, recording arts and aviation programs will stay the same. Adult learning program and English for academic purposes are listed as having $0 tuition.

For the full-time core programs, tuition will increase by $90 to $3,040. Advanced diplomas will in crease by $135 to $4,650. Academic and career connections programs will increase by $35 to $1,255. International program tuition will increase by $285 to $9,800.

NSCC has 13 campuses across the province. 

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