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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

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The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

OSU Assistant Vice Provost and Director of Financial Aid Keith Raab talks in his offic

Incoming students can expect financial aid offers by May after FAFSA delays

David Li, News Contributor
March 11, 2024

Officials expect that incoming financial aid offers should be given out to incoming students by May 1 following delays in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid process. According to Oregon State...

The Board of Trustees meeting on April 14 in the Memorial Union. Due to recommendations made by the University Budget Committee, continuing undergraduate students will have to pay 3.9% more in tuition payments whereas incoming undergraduate students will have to pay 4.4% more. These changes apply to both Corvallis and Cascades campuses.

Board of Trustees raises tuition and financial aid

David Li, News Contributor
April 17, 2023

Both incoming and continuing students will have to pay more in tuition and certain fees next year, Oregon State University’s Board of Trustees has decided. In the Board of Trustees meeting on April...

Member of the board of trustees can be seen at their meeting on April 8  in the Horizon Room of the Memorial Union. The board approved a tuition increase for the 2022-23 academic year, though more financial aid will also be offered to students to help with the increased inflation.

Tuition increase offers additional need-based financial aid, upcoming budget to cover inflation costs

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
April 13, 2022

Oregon State University will offer more financial aid to students after approving a tuition increase for the 2022-23 academic year. In a Board of Trustees meeting on April 8, the board approved a tuition...

Keith Raab, director of financial aid at OSU, stands in front of the Kerr administration building on Jan. 26. Student loan repayments will remain paused at least until May 31 but Raab recommends students try to minimize the amount of student loans they take out.

Student loan interest, repayment delayed until May 1; OSU Center for Advancing Financial Education can ‘increase financial literacy’

Hayden Lohr, News Contributor
February 10, 2022

Student loan interest and repayment has been paused on federal loans since the beginning of the national state of emergency on March 13, 2020; the pause has been extended until May 1st. Keith Raab,...

Oregon State University Director of Financial Aid Keith Raab can be seen in front of Kerr Administrative building on OSU’s Corvallis, Ore. campus .With the cost of tuition continuing to balloon over the years, the Office of Financial Aid is working to increase financial aid for prospective students.

OSU receives increased financial aid funding for 2022-23 academic year

Kimberly Clairmont, News Contributor
January 3, 2022

Oregon State University’s financial aid experts urge students to submit their Free Applications for Federal Student Aid as soon as possible in order to receive need-based financial aid and scholarships. Throughout...

Keith Raab, Oregon States director of financial aid, can be seen in front of the Kerr Administration building on March 7, 2021.

$7.8 million in CRRSAA funds available to OSU students

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
March 7, 2021

The recently passed Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act authorizes funds for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II, giving Oregon State University students financial...

LeAnn Joy Adam is the Coordinator of National and Global Scholarships Advising at Oregon State University. LeAnn is responsible for a select portfolio of domestic and international scholarships for OSU. 

OSU Scholarship programs impacted by COVID-19

Tam Tong, News Contributor
November 26, 2020

Clarification: LeAnn Joy Adam is not responsible for only international scholarships but rather works with a select group of awards that are both domestic and international opportunities. This has been...

Sherm Bloomer, the associate vice president of Budget and Resource Planning, shared a graph outlining different budget scenarios that could possibly occur depending on the mode of instruction in the fall, or if the university faces drops in enrollment due to COVID-19.

University Budget Committee plans for uncertainty, financial challenges facing OSU

Jada Krening, New Correspondent
May 11, 2020

Oregon State University’s University Budget Committee met to discuss budget planning on Friday, May 8, as OSU and higher education institutions across the nation face uncertainty and financial challenges...


Recommended deadline approaches for ScholarDollars online search portal

Morgan Mawn, News Contributor
January 24, 2019

ScholarDollars, an online search and application tool for Oregon State University scholarships, launched Nov. 1, 2018 with a goal of connecting students to potential sources of funding.Colleen Conniff,...


Office of Financial Aid, HSRC work to ease the financial burden of college

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
September 24, 2018

The cost of college has become a much-debated topic across the United States in recent years and Oregon State University is not exempt from this controversial issue. According to the Office of Admissions,...

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