3. Despite the continued rallies against increased tuition on campus, the school announced a 7.7 percent raise. ShinLee In-hee (English Language and Literature, 2) brought in a cow on campus to lodge her protest against the raise, which drew much attention and curiosity from students. The tuition for Ewha Womans University is one of the highest among private universities in Seoul. On average, the tuition fee in private universities has been increasing each year by 6.7 percent in 1997, 0.5 percent in 1998, 0.1 percent in 1999, 9.6 percent in 2000, and 5.9 percent in 2001.