FAIRBANKS- Admission counselors at the University of Alaska say they will test a program to increase enrollment numbers. The "Come Home to Alaska" program starts this fall, and it lowers tuition costs for non-resident students who have ties to the state. Regardless of where the student is from, the program gives them resident- tuition rates if their parents (or grandparents) live in Alaska. Resident tuition for full-time students costs about $5,200 per year, whereas non– resident tuition for the same courses costs about $18,000. UAF officials say “Come Home to Alaska” is valid for current and future students and that the trail period will run through spring 2016.
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