Oregon students face another tuition increase

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Oregon higher education officials are considering a 6% tuition increase.

The universities are proposing to raise tuition an average 6 percent, bringing annual tuition and fees for a full-time undergraduate to $7,841. But they would offset that increase with cuts in fees so that total tuition and fees for 2012-13 will climb 3.4 percent.

The State Board of Higher Education will vote on the proposed increases at its meeting Friday in Portland. It usually approves the annual tuition proposals. Tuition has climbed by some measure every year at least since 1990.

Read more at Oregonlive.com.

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