Tuition to rise at Vermont State Colleges

Robert Clarke is chancellor of the Vermont State Colleges. He says the state has chronically underfunded the college system. And with the financial crisis creating an even tighter state budget, the colleges are left with few options.

Interview: VSC Chancellor Robert Clarke

It’s a number one ranking, but certainly not one the state of Vermont wants. A recent study by the College Board found that Vermont tops the nation in costs for higher education. The state’s average in-state tuition and fees were $11,300 – up over 8 percent over last year.