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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The public has achance to give their input before the Arizona Board of Regents decides how muchstudents will have to pay for college.

ABOR is looking forfeedback before it sets the tuition rates for the 2014-2015 school year.

U of A, ASU and NAUwill host public hearings on the new proposed tuition rates.  There will be two meetings tonight - one atthe U of A Student Union and the other at the U of A south campus in SierraVista. 

The U of A President releaseda 2014-2015 proposal earlier in March, so officials are now looking to hearwhat the public thinks about the mandatory student fees.

Here are the numbers- a two percent tuition increase for in-state students; a five percent increasefor out-of-state students for both grads and undergrads. 

For more on the proposedrates click here - http://president.arizona.edu/topics/ua-tuition-proposal-2014-15

Thosewho cannot attend the hearing can send their comments via e-mail to the ArizonaBoard of Regents at tuition@azregents.edu;by regular mail, at 2020 N. Central Ave., Suite 230, Phoenix, AZ 85004; or byfax at (602) 229-2555.

Commentsmust be received by the end of the month. 

Allcomments will be shared with the Regents before its April 3 board meeting whenthey will finalize tuition and fees.

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