While tuition increases may be unpopular in Oregon, they are still lower than the 16 percent hike recently approved by the Washington Legislature. Not long ago, we discussed a Pew Study showing that college is already out of reach for many Americans, regardless of new increases.
Is the cost of college keeping you from going? Are you a college student or college-bound in the fall? Are you a parent of a college student? What will tuition increases mean for you?
*6/3/11 Update: The State Board of Higher Education approved the tuition increases at their Friday meeting.
- Di Saunders: Director of communications for the Oregon University System and the State Board of Higher Education