tuition http://kgou.org en Out-Of-State Students More Than Double At Oklahoma Colleges http://kgou.org/post/out-state-students-more-double-oklahoma-colleges <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The number of out-of-state students attending Oklahoma’s public universities and colleges has more than doubled in just over a decade as schools increasingly rely on nonresident tuition to supplement their budgets.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From 2000 to 2013, the number of nonresident undergraduate students enrolled in public colleges and universities jumped to 22,169 from 10,129, an increase of 119 percent. The nonresidents hail from all 50 states. Nearly half of them are Texans.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In-state enrollment rose by 12 percent, to 135,842, according to data obtained from the State Regents for Higher Education and analyzed by<a href="http://oklahomawatch.org" target="_blank"> </a></span><a href="http://oklahomawatch.org" target="_blank"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Oklahoma Watch</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://oklahomawatch.org" target="_blank">. </a>That rate matched state population growth.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The portion of what colleges call their “educational and general primary budgets” provided by out-of-state tuition also jumped significantly over the 13-year period.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The enrollment figures do not include graduate or international students.</span></p><p> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Oklahoma Watch & Racey Burden 32763 at http://kgou.org Out-Of-State Students More Than Double At Oklahoma Colleges Most Oklahoma Colleges And Universities Raise Tuition http://kgou.org/post/most-oklahoma-colleges-and-universities-raise-tuition <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 19.5px;">The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved tuition and fee increases for 23 of 25 Oklahoma's colleges and universities. School presidents presented their proposed increases before the regents Wednesday.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:23:49 +0000 eCapitol & Christie Southern 32238 at http://kgou.org Most Oklahoma Colleges And Universities Raise Tuition OU Regents Approve Tuition Hike http://kgou.org/post/ou-regents-approve-tuition-hike <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The University of&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">Oklahoma</font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;Board of Regents has approved a nearly 5 percent tuition and fees increase for the next school year.</span></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:09:18 +0000 Associated Press 31977 at http://kgou.org OU Regents Approve Tuition Hike Public Universities Ramp Up Aid For the Wealthy, Leaving The Poor Behind http://kgou.org/post/public-universities-ramp-aid-wealthy-leaving-poor-behind-0 <h1><em>This story from <a href="http://www.propublica.org/">ProPublica</a> was <a href="http://chronicle.com/article/Public-Colleges-Quest-for/141541/">co-published</a> with The Chronicle of Higher Education.</em></h1><p>Shauniqua Epps was the sort of student that so many colleges say they want.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She was a high achiever, graduating from high school with a 3.8 GPA and ranking among the top students in her class. She served as secretary, then president, of the student government. She played varsity basketball and softball. Her high-school guidance counselor, in a letter of recommendation, wrote that </span>Epps<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was "an unusual young lady" with "both drive and determination."</span></p><p>Epps, 19, was also needy.</p><p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:28:00 +0000 Marian Wang & ProPublica 13356 at http://kgou.org Public Universities Ramp Up Aid For the Wealthy, Leaving The Poor Behind Interactive: Tracing Tuition Costs And Student Loans, By College http://kgou.org/post/interactive-tracing-tuition-costs-and-student-loans-college <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="950" scrolling="no" src="https://googledrive.com/host/0B2hrJtvFZ36XeWdVV0JMRUlUZEE/loanvscost.html" width="100%"></iframe></p><p style="margin-bottom: 24px; font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(51, 51, 51);"><span style="font-size: 19.552px; line-height: 1.5;">It’s well known that college tuition and student debt rose steeply in Oklahoma over the past decade. But less familiar is how that trend has played out at individual colleges and types of schools.</span></p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:44:46 +0000 Oklahoma Watch & DARREN JAWORSKI 12104 at http://kgou.org OU: Flat-Rate Tuition, No In-State Increase Next Year http://kgou.org/post/ou-flat-rate-tuition-no-state-increase-next-year <p>The University of Oklahoma says it will start offering students a flat-rate tuition and mandatory fees this fall.</p><p>OU President David Boren announced Thursday that full-time undergraduates taking between 12 and 21 credit hours per semester will pay a rate based on the university's current 15-credit hour rate for tuition and mandatory fees.</p><p>“Changing from a per-credit hour basis to a flat rate encourages all of our students to complete their degrees in a shorter period of time and get the best possible value for their tuition and fees dollar,” Boren said in a statement.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:10:52 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 8269 at http://kgou.org OU: Flat-Rate Tuition, No In-State Increase Next Year