Students at San Jose State University and other CSU schools may find themselves paying more tuition this spring semester. CSU Chancellor Charles Reed has proposed a 5 percent hike for the coming semester, followed by a 10 percent tuition hike this fall. If the board of trustees approves the hike, it will be the fourth time that tuition has gone up in the CSU system since 2007.
CSU officials say that the hike is inevitable because of the sharp decline in state funding over the past year. Many of the students disagree, claiming that the administrative costs, particularly salaries, are “exhorbitant,” and that they should be cut, rather than imposing tuition increases on the students.
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