SOU tuition, enrollment up

SOU faces tuition hikes, but still predicts a 2 percent increase in enrollment this fall.

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SOU President Mary Cullinan says they won’t know the size of the budget cuts until October, but the university is expecting a rise in enrollment despite an overall 5.4 percent jump in tuition.

While the Oregon Legislature finished its budgeting work and adjourned in late June, the state’s schools still do not know precisely how much they will receive. SOU’s budget status is further complicated because it must finish salary negotiations with the unions for faculty and staff…

Annual tuition and fees this fall for resident undergraduates at SOU with 15 credits will increase 9.3 percent, costing $6,252 compared with $5,718 last year. That remains the lowest of the seven OUS schools.

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