New Brunswick average tuition increases below national average: Statistics Canada

New data from Statistics Canada shows New Brunswick's tuition fee increases were below the national average this year.

Undergraduate tuition went from an average of $6,908 in 2017-18 to $7,108 in 2018-19, an increase of around 2.9 per cent.

Manitoba had the highest jump at 6.5 per cent, while the Canadian average was 3.3 per cent.

For graduate programs, tuition rose 2.3 per cent from last year in New Brunswick, which is just under the national average of 2.4 per cent.