University of Alabama Systems approve 3% tuition increase

Students in the University of Alabama System can get ready to pay more for tuition. A nearly 3% tuition increase was approved Friday morning by University of Alabama's trustees finance committee.{} The increase, which would add up to nearly $125, will affect students at the University of Alabama campuses in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and Huntsville.{} University representatives say its the smallest increase in nearly 30 years.