The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees has approved a record-low 1.8 percent tuition increase for the 2017-18 school year.

That is the lowest tuition increase since 1984, according to system administrators.

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According to UT’s budget presentation, that’s also the lowest 3-year period in the history of the system. The increase for most out of state students would be 0.8%

The increase would bring in $11.4 million across the system.

An incoming freshman at UT Knoxville would pay $11,110 in tuition, and $12,970 including fees. Out of state, a student would pay $29,300 and $31,390, respectively.