EUGENE, Ore. - The Oregon University System is proposing another increase in tuition for the 2013 to 20-14 academic year.
Students at the University of Oregon spoke out Friday at the first public hearing of the matter.
The proposed increase for in-state UO students is 5.8 percent more per term than last year, $181 more. That increases the cost per term to $3,284 for in-state tuition.
Non-residents can expect to pay almost triple that in tuition.
Oregon State in-state student face a 4.5 percent increase, $121 more per term. That puts tuition at $2,834 per term.
The next public meeting is May 24 in Portland.
If approved by the State Board of Higher Education, the rate increases would take effect next fall.