NCU Freezes Tuition Rates

EUGENE, Ore. — As public universities keep raising tuition rates, a local private university just froze them for the second time in three years. Northwest Christian University’s board of trustees wants to make education affordable for students and their families. The tuition freeze applies to undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as the professional studies … Continue reading »

Oregon House Passes Tuition Bill

SALEM, Ore. — A bill that would allow young illegal immigrants to pay in-state college tuition is moving to the Oregon Senate. The House already passed it 38-18 on Friday. The measure would allow students to qualify for in-state tuition at Oregon’s public universities if they went to an Oregon high school for at least … Continue reading »

Students React to College Debt Talks

EUGENE, Ore. — In Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address, President Obama announced a new online tool that will help perspective students find out where “they can get the most bang for their buck.” Students at the University of Oregon say they’re not surprised so many students are diving deeper and deeper into debt. … Continue reading »

OSU Students Protest Tuition Hikes

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The state legislature met for the first time this year, and students at Oregon State University had a strong message for them on their first day back. Students had a simple message for the state legislature on day one of the new session. “From now on our demand is very clear: no … Continue reading »

OSU Rally Calls for Tuition Freeze

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University students, faculty and staff are holding a rally Monday. The rally kicks off a statewide student campaign for a tuition freeze. Tuition increased 7 percent last year and 8 percent the year prior. If funding for the Oregon University System is not raised, tuition is expected to rise another … 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 »

UO Students Protest Tuition Hike

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of University of Oregon students stormed the office of president Wednesday, demanding answers about the recent 5.9 percent tuition hike. They rallied to tell their stories and get their voices heard. Some were even brought to tears. Tania Sarabia is dealing with a medical condition, along with financial troubles. The … Continue reading »

OSU Students Weigh in on Expected Tuition & Fees Hike

By Heather Turner CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University students are bracing for yet another anticipated tuition hike next school year. The Oregon State Board of Higher Education is expected to raise tuition and fees an average of 3.4 percent at Oregon’s seven universities at its meeting Friday. Students at Oregon State University can expect … Continue reading »

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