SALEM, Ore. — A bill to let college students pay tuition after graduation is just a signature away from becoming law.
Oregon lawmakers approved a new tuition plan for the state’s seven state universities. It would allow students to attend school, then repay tuition at a later date based on their earnings.
Those who earn more would pay more back; those who earn less would owe less. For example, a student who makes $600,000 over a 24-year span would pay $18,000 for a four-year degree.
A student who makes $2.5 million in that same time frame would end up paying $75,000.