Board of Higher Ed Approves ’03-’04 Tuition Rates, Increases Campus Aid for Lowest Income Oregonians

May 13, 2003

Tuition Rates The Board today approved tuition rates for the Fall 2003-04 and 2004-05 academic years, which vary by institution. In developing tuition proposals, campuses had to evaluate their financial conditions considering many factors: impacts on students, current biennium General Fund reductions already taken by institutions, expected enrollment growth, the ability to support low-income students with tuition discounts, and the likelihood of significant cuts to campuses in the 2003-05 biennium. “OUS is assuming a General Fund reduction for 2003-05 of up to 10%, which will mean state funding lost for more than 12,000 students,” said Tom Anderes, senior vice chancellor for finance and administration at OUS.

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