LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — Highlands University is raising its student tuition — again. The Las Vegas Optic reports the northern New Mexico's board of regents recently voted to increase tuition by around $4.84 per credit hour, or 2 percent, to about $247 next year. Meanwhile, in-state graduate tuition and fees will increase by about $13.14 per credit hour, or 5 percent, to $276. The regents also adopted a hike in meal plan and housing rates to around $52 per semester. The increases come a year after the board voted to increase tuition and fees by 7.5 percent.