Oregon Institute of Technology

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School Overview

Oregon Institute of Technology, often referred to as Oregon Tech or OIT, is located in Klamath Falls, Oregon. It also has satellite campuses in Portland and La Grande, Oregon; and a partner location with Boeing in Seattle, Washington. OIT is part of the Oregon University System and is the only public institute of technology in the Pacific Northwest that provides undergraduate and graduate degrees in health and technical disciplines.

OIT is a fully accredited institution.

OIT has an excellent academic reputation including nationally recognized engineering, technology and health programs. OIT graduates with degrees in enineering, technology or health are heavily recruited by companies in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. OIT admission information indicates average SAT scores of 1060 and GPA’s of 3.51 for entering freshman. Eighty five percent of the student body at OIT is from the state of Oregon which also includes a dual enrollment agreement with Portland Community College.

U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2012 ranked OIT as the eighth best regional baccalaureate college in the West and among the top 60 engineering programs in the United States. OIT also earnehd a spot on the Forbes 2011 America’s Best Colleges list.

OIT offers multiple degrees in engineering and technology including; Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, and Computer Systems Engineering Technology. In addition, OIT has a highly reputable and nationally acclaimed Civil Engineering program. Over 92% of civil engineering graduates at OIT are employed within 6 months of earning their degree and another 6% go on to graduate school.

OIT Engineering graduates are widely recruited by government agencies, major corporations, and top design firms. OIT is known for its graduates having a more thorough understanding of engineering theory and design principles than many other institutions so their starting salaries typically exceed the national average.

General Information

Admission Office

3201 Campus Drive

Klamath Falls, OR 97601

(541) 885-1150

(800) 422-2017

Fax: (541) 885-1115

Contact: John Duarte

Director of Admissions
Main Address

3201 Campus Drive

Klamath Falls, OR 97601

(541) 885-1000


Total undergrads: 3,290

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,603


Rural setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 92%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Music – General B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Operations Management B
Small Business Administration B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Sciences/Systems B

Engineering Technologies

Computer Hardware A,B
Computer Software A,B
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,B
Energy Systems B
Manufacturing Technologies B
Mechanical Engineering Technology B
Surveying Technology B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Dental Hygiene B
Diagnostic Medical Sonography B
EMT Ambulance Attendant A
Health Services – General B
Medical Radiologic Technology B
Polysomnographic technology C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B


Psychology – General B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Oregon Institute of Technology Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (541) 885-1000
Website: www.oit.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.oit.edu/apply
Address: 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,335
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 47%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,781 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $10,118
Out-of-state Tuition: $28,668
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 88%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,119

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Oregon Institute of Technology Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Oregon Institute of Technology.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 16
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Engineering 53
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 271
Health Professions and Related Programs 23101
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Psychology 11
Grand total 55345

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Oregon Institute of Technology and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $10,118
Out-of-state $28,668
Books and supplies $1,225

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $14,562
Out-of-state $23,294

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 268 88%
Grant or scholarship aid 223 74% $6,119
Student loan aid 164 54% $6,011

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,028 38% $6,799
Federal student loans 1,730 32% $7,842

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Oregon Institute of Technology. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Oregon Institute of Technology students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 939 520 419
Percent admitted 100% 96% 96%
Percent admitted who enrolled 39% 39% 38%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Oregon Institute of Technology Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 5,335
Undergraduate enrollment 5,206
Graduate enrollment 129

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Oregon Institute of Technology Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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