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Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, 4:29 p.m.

Officials at Carnegie Mellon University announced the university will increase tuition for incoming freshmen this fall by 4 percent, bringing tuition to $46,670.

Housing costs will increase by $260, to $7,070, while meal costs will increase by $180 to $4,920.

While the tuition increase for freshmen was set at 4 percent, returning students will get a break. They face an increase of 3.02 percent.

In addition to tuition, room and board, CMU students will pay a $120 Port Authority fee, $370 technology fee, $242 for student activities and a $10 media fee.

Debra Erdley is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-320-7996 or

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