August 10, 2012 12:00 AM

Region’s colleges look out of state for students, more tuition money

With state governments cutting higher education funding, and tuition making up an ever-larger part of schools’ budgets, universities across the country are trolling for out-of-state students. About 35 percent of the University of Missouri’s freshmen this fall are coming from outside the state, more than double the 17 percent of 10 years ago.

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