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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Tuition Rates On The Rise In The Maritimes

A higher education might be a good idea on the job front, but it's definitely costing students and their parents a pretty penny these days.

The Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission releasing a study saying the average tuition fees in the Maritimes have gone up by 2.1 and 8.8 per cent over last year while the inflation rate was 1.3 per cent for July.

Nova Scotia was the most expensive province to attend university in the Maritimes followed by New Brunswick. P.E.I. was the least experience. Tuition fees in the Maritimes range between $53-hundred and $72-hundred dollars.