Affording a College Education

EUGENE, Ore. — With college classes back in session and tuition up again this year, one of the questions facing many students is how to pay for their college education? Tuition is up across the entire Oregon University System. Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus saw an increase of 6.9 percent for resident undergraduate tuition. At … Continue reading »

College Scholarships Up for Grabs

EUGENE, Ore. — A big break for local college students–Dari Mart is offering six $1,000 scholarships, but you have to act fast. There’s no paper needed for this scholarship contest. Instead you need a phone to shoot a 60-second video application. Two things are required. You have to use Dari Mart’s logo and Dr. Pepper’s … Continue reading »

OSU Named “Best Buy School”

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University is considered one of the nation’s best when it comes to cost versus education. Oregon State University has been named as a “Best Buy School” in the 2013 edition of “The Fiske Guide to Colleges,” which ranks universities by price and academics. There are 41 institutions named as 2013’s … Continue reading »

How Tuition Debt Breaks Down

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon students are preparing to take on more college debt now that the state Board of Higher Education approved hikes in tuition. University of Oregon students will pay 5.9 percent more next year. So what does this mean for the average student? Somewhere between 50 to 55 percent of the student body … Continue reading »

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