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Via: News14.Com

The cost of in-state public higher education may not skyrocket anytime soon.

Within the next several months, the Board of Governors will begin working on the next four year tuition plan to serve colleges in the UNC system between the 2014-2019 school years.

College system leaders feel it is crucial to take action now to keep higher education affordable in the future.

Next year, students across the UNC System will feel the effects a slight tuition and fee increase which the Board of Governors approved last Friday. Tuition and fees on the 17 campuses will rise by an average 6.5 percent for instate students; with the three highest increases at UNC School of the Arts, Winston-Salem State University and UNC Chapel Hill.