The Mississippi College Board's agenda this week features a discussion of a possible tuition increase at the eight universities, which would be the 12th in 13 years if adopted.
Officials say with budget talks ongoing at the state Capitol, the College Board may not reach a decision this week.
Higher education funding was reduced about 5 percent this fiscal year because of waning state revenues.
Senate Universities and Colleges Committee Chairman Doug Davis said lawmakers have proposed funding the university system at about the same level as the current year.
Last year marked the first time tuition topped $5,000 for in-state students.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.