Bill limiting college tuition approved by Senate

Senate bill contains numerous contingencies and transition periods, and most of its tuition-limit provisions apply only to the 17 universities that have academic costs above the state median.The state's largest institutions of higher education, including the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, Texas Tech University, the University of Houston and the University of North Texas, are at the cost threshold making them subject to the tuition limits, records show.

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