Western Oregon University Board of Trustees Approves Tuition Increase and Statement on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

Western Oregon University’s Board of Trustees approved both a 2.17% increase in resident undergrad tuition for the 2021-22 academic year and its board statement on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility, KPIC reported.

Western Oregon University Scaled E1619114027542The tuition increase will mean $180 more for a 45-credits-per-academic-year resident undergrad.

“Western Oregon has routinely had the lowest year-to-year tuition increases during my time here, which demonstrates our commitment to accessibility to higher education for Oregon students,” said President Dr. Rex Fuller. “The past year has been very turbulent for our students and their families because of the pandemic. Keeping our tuition low remains important as we come back together again in the fall.”

“Non-resident undergrads will see a 2.99% increase, and graduate students will have a new tuition model, one that charges a single rate regardless of residency or course modality, officials said,” KPIC reported.