Tuition

Oregon Tuition
5:03 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Oregon Board Hikes Tuition For College Students

Originally published on Fri June 21, 2013 4:57 pm

Oregon college students can expect to pay more for their education next fall. The state Board of Higher Education on Friday approved a series of tuition increases at Oregon's eight public university campuses.

The increases vary from school to school but for in-state undergraduates, the tuition hike averages out to between 5 percent and 6 percent.

Universities say the increases are necessary to keep up with rising costs.

But students told the board the price hikes would put a college degree out of reach for more people.

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Funding Higher Education
5:12 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Washington Senate Majority Wants More Higher Ed Funding

Alexandra Kocik Northwest News Network

Originally published on Tue March 19, 2013 5:11 pm

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The mostly Republican majority in the Washington state Senate want to spend an extra $300 million on higher education. Tuesday, Republican budget-writers unveiled a plan that would increase money universities receive and fully fund the state’s prepaid tuition program.

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In-State Tuition For Immigrants
4:31 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Support For In-State Tuition For Young Immigrants Gains Momentum

Children of undocumented immigrants could soon pay in-state tuition rates at Oregon universities.
Credit Flickr

Momentum is building in Salem for a bill to give children of undocumented immigrants in-state tuition rates at Oregon universities. Gov. John Kitzhaber threw his weight behind the idea Monday.

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Oregon Tuition Increases
4:40 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Oregon Higher Ed Board Raises Tuition For Most Students At State Schools

Oregon's Board of Higher Education voted Friday to raise tuition for most students at state supported schools. The increases vary from place to place. And for Portland State University, for example, the adjustment means a 1.4 percent reduction in tuition and fees. But for Southern Oregon University, it's a 9.9 percent increase in tuition.

University system staff pointed out that the state has cut funding for higher education by 16 percent for the coming fiscal year.

Board members like Lynda Ciafetti say they saw few options.

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Oregon Tuition
7:23 am
Thu May 31, 2012

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden Discusses College Debt With Dozen UO Students

With tuition increasing again at Oregon's universities, students will be paying more for a college education. On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden sat down with a dozen students at the University of Oregon to hear their stories. KLCC's Angela Kellner reports.

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Idaho Tuition Hike
5:53 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Idaho Board Of Education Approves Tuition Hikes

The Idaho State Board of Education has approved the tuition and fee increases as requested by the state’s colleges and universities.

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