A Republican amendment to the state budget bill would force public colleges and universities to charge out-of-state students the resident tuition price if they issue proof of residence to vote in an election.
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Miami University officials estimated the proposed change could cost them $60 million a year, after scholarships. Wright State University officials estimated it might cost $5 million. Other university officials said it’s too soon for them to calculate the possible fiscal impact.
Percent of out-state-students:
Central State University: 30 percent
Miami University: 34 percent
Ohio State University: 16 percent
Wright State University: 9.7 percent
University of Cincinnati: 21.8 percent
Source: School officials
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