KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon Tech plans to reduce its tuition increase from 8 percent to 5 percent.

The Klamath Falls-based university announced the move after the state Legislature approved $737 million for higher education. University officials had promised to reduce the size of the tuition hike if lawmakers provided more funding.

The Herald and News reports (https://is.gd/jzQM8y ) the tuition bill for students taking a 15-credit course load will drop by an average of $225.

Information from: Herald and News, http://www.heraldandnews.com