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Colleges / Oregon Institute of Technology

About OIT

Oregon Institute of Technology is a public, state school in a rural setting in Klamath Falls, Oregon. OIT was founded in 1947 and now enrolls around 5,325 students a year, including 5,186 undergrads. OIT offers on-campus housing for up to 672 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at OIT! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Interested in journalism or 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.

Learn more about life at OIT on the Student Life page.

2021 OIT Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Overall Acceptance Rate 95%
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 63.8%
In-State Tuition $9,212
Out-of-State $29,322
Percent of Need Met 36.9%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $12,490

Is OIT a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Let's take a closer look at each of these factors to get a clearer sense of what OIT offers and if it sounds like a good choice for you.

2021 Acceptance Rate for Oregon Institute of Technology

It is moderately difficult to get into OIT. The acceptance rate at OIT is 95%. Last year, 4,231 students applied to OIT and 4,025 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at OIT

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 76% of students who start at OIT return the next year. OIT's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 50%. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for OIT Grads

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

OIT'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. As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $8.2 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. 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 36.9% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend OIT full-time are awarded $12,490 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $26,968 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

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! No one should ever pay to fill out 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, the best school for one person may not be the right school 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 want to see OIT for yourself, 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

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

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OIT ACT Scores


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Wondering what life at OIT is like? There are approximately 5,325 students enrolled at OIT, including 5,186 undergraduate students and 139 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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