OUS Fact Book
Changes in Tuition Compared to Changes in Enrollment

 [Portable Document Format (PDF)]


Changes in Tuition Compared to Changes in Enrollment
Fee Rates Compared to Changes in Fall Enrollment
and Oregon Freshman Participation
1970-71 through 2000-01

  Univ Resident   

 

OR Freshman

 
 

UG Instruction Fee1

 

OUS Enrollment2

 

Participation Rate3

 
  Change from
Previous Year
    Percent
Change from
    Percent
Change from

Other Events

Academic
Year

Amount

Dollars

Percent

  Fall HC Previous Yr   Rate Previous Yr  

1970-71 $294 $ 0 0

  53,855 0

  26.4 0

 
1971-72 378 84 28.6     57,245 6.3     23.9 -9.5   Community colleges begin
1972-73 384 6 1.6     55,672 -2.7     21.5 -10.0   End of military draft
1973-74 408 24 6.3     55,578 -0.2     20.5 -4.7    
1974-75 429 21 5.1     58,264 4.8     22.1 7.8   Recession
1975-76 483 54 12.6     60,904 4.5     22.5 1.8    
1976-77 537 54 11.2     59,734 -1.9     22.5 0.0   Large-scale financial aid
1977-78 543 6 1.1     60,290 0.9     21.6 -4.0       programs for middle income
1978-79 582 39 7.2     60,410 0.2     22.0 1.9    
1979-80 633 51 8.8     62,598 3.6     22.9 4.1    
1980-81 693 60 9.5     64,087 2.4     22.5 -1.7   Deep recession; budget cuts
1981-82 923 230 33.2     61,319 -4.3     20.0 -11.1    
1982-83 1,119 196 21.2     57,521 -6.2     17.8 -11.0   Financial aid uncertainty &
1983-84 1,119 0 0.0     57,339 -0.3     18.6 4.5       increase in GPA reqmt
1984-85 1,164 45 4.0     57,046 -0.5     19.4 4.3   New recruiting efforts
1985-86 1,164 0 0.0     58,126 1.9     20.2 4.1   New subject requirements
1986-87 1,164 0 0.0     60,365 3.9     21.2 5.0    
1987-88 1,200 36 3.1     61,409 1.7     23.0 8.5    
1988-89 1,236 36 3.0     63,639 3.6     22.8 -0.9    
1989-90 1,338 102 8.3     61,950 -2.7     21.5 -5.7   Enrollment mgmt policy
1990-91 1,470 132 9.9     62,266 0.5     20.3 -5.6    
1991-92 2,070 600 40.8     58,979 -5.3     19.2 -5.4   Measure 5 implementation
1992-93 2,175 105 5.1     59,137 0.3     19.4 1.0    
1993-94 2,328 153 7.0     58,171 -1.6     18.4 -5.2    
1994-95 2,490 162 7.0     58,020 -0.3     19.3 4.9    
1995-96 2,589 99 4.0     58,365 0.6     20.0 3.6   Higher Education Efficiency Act
1996-97 2,694 105 4.1     58,772 0.7     20.2 1.0    
1997-98 2,694 0 0.0     59,801 1.8     19.9 -1.5    
1998-99 2,694 0 0.0     60,401 1.0     20.6 3.5    
1999-00 2,694 0 0.0     62,454 3.4     22.3 8.3    
2000-01 2,694 0 0.0     64,532 3.3     23.3 4.5    

1Tuition figures used here reflect instruction fee only and do not include other mandatory fees.
2For this historical comparison, we have continued to identify headcounts that are in regular, or in-load courses only, excluding extended enrollment.
3First-time Oregon freshmen fall term as a percentage of all Oregon high school graduates of the previous June.
Source:  OUS Institutional Research Services.

Revised: March 2001
Contact/Comments: IR@ous.edu