Central Oregon Community College officials say a tuition increase is likely for next school year. The COCC Board of Directors must approve any increase and will likely vote on the proposal sometime in the coming spring. An article in the Bulletin says, if approved, this would be the school's fourth straight year with a tuition hike. The proposed change would raise tuition between $6 and $8 per credit hour; an increase of about 10%. An in-district student at COCC currently pays $76 per credit hour.