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Oregon Institute of Technology

Klamath Falls, OR 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

About OIT

Oregon Institute of Technology Overview

Oregon Institute of Technology is a public, state school in a rural setting in Klamath Falls, Oregon. OIT was founded in 1947 and the school currently enrolls around 4,910 students a year, including 4,776 undergraduates. OIT offers on-campus housing for up to 672 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to OIT for Fall 2023 is September 4.

There are many ways for students to get involved at OIT!

Are you interested in music or performing? At OIT you can perform with one of the university's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? OIT students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? OIT has fraternities, but doesn't have sororities.

Planning to play sports? OIT has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at OIT on the Student Life page.

2022 OIT Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Overall Acceptance Rate 91%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 11.7%
In-State Tuition $10,002
Out-of-State $31,837
Percent of Need Met 36.1%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $14,364

Is OIT a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what OIT offers and if it might be the right college for you.

OIT Acceptance Rate 2022

OIT is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 91% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 4,593 applications received in 2022, 4,162 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at OIT

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 68% of students who start at OIT return for their second year of college. Around 56% of students who started at OIT earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook OIT Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with OIT directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Oregon Institute of Technology's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

OIT's endowment was valued at $8.2 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $4,220 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at OIT

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

OIT meets 36.1% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend OIT full-time are awarded $14,364 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $29,343 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at OIT.

Based on this information, how does OIT sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is OIT a good school for you?

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Where is Oregon Institute of Technology Located?

OIT is located in the rural setting of Klamath Falls, Oregon.

If you would like to see OIT for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 97 to Klamath Falls, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what OIT and Klamath Falls are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3201 Campus Drive Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801

Campus Setting: Rural

OIT Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 4

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to OIT is Sep 4.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to OIT is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

OIT ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


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OIT SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1090 - 1270


Math SAT Range

528 - 650


Reading SAT Range

538 - 650

OIT Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at OIT is like? There are approximately 4,910 students enrolled at OIT, including 4,776 undergraduate students and 134 graduate students. 46% percent of students attend school full-time, 73% percent are from OR and 27% percent of students are from other states.


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