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BC3 trustees approve budget, approve tuition increase.

| Thursday, June 19, 2014, 5:45 p.m.

Butler County Community College's board on Wednesday approved a $26.7 million budget for 2014-15 that includes a small tuition increase.

Tuition will be $96 per credit hour as of July 1 for in-county students, a $3 increase; $192 for out-of-county students, a $6 increase; and $288 per credit hour for out-of-state students, a $9 increase.

The school enrolls about 5,400 students at campuses in Butler Township, Cranberry Hermitage, New Castle and Brockway.

BC3 spokeswoman Susan Changnon said the budget contains no layoffs and increases salaries. By “managing things ... we were able to come in at 2.4 percent less,” she said.

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