Oregon Institute of Technology Overview
Located in Klamath Falls, Oregon, Oregon Institute of Technology is a public institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Klamath Falls draws many to the area.
What Is Oregon Institute of Technology Known For?
- The student loan default rate at OIT is 3%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at OIT.
- In 2017-2018, 91% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from OIT makes roughly $56,600 a year. This is 39% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
Oregon Institute of Technology Rankings
We have ranked OIT as #191 out of 2,587 colleges and universities in the country in our 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 36 colleges in Oregon, it is ranked at #2.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
OIT has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at OIT.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards OIT has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Oregon Institute of Technology?
Contact details for OIT are given below.
|Address:||3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801|
How Do I Get Into OIT?
You can apply to OIT online at: https://www.oit.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for OIT
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into OIT?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 95%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.
Average Test Scores
About 64% of students accepted to OIT submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 600. Math scores were between 500 and 600.
Can I Afford Oregon Institute of Technology?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At OIT, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $7,037 a year. That adds up to $28,148 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at OIT is 3.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Oregon Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 139 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,391 full-time undergraduates at OIT, 55% are male and 45% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Oregon Institute of Technology students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||29|
|Hispanic or Latino||298|
Oregon students aren't the only ones who study at Oregon Institute of Technology. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 25 countries are represented at OIT. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Oregon Institute of Technology
The following chart shows how the online learning population at OIT has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 13th most popular in Oregon for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of OIT
The following table shows how OIT is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||#9||#27|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||#10||#40|
|Health Sciences & Services||#10||#13|
|Industrial Production Technology||#22||#22|
|Dental Support Services||#37||#46|
|Computer Information Systems||#73||#162|
Online Growth Rankings of OIT
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Oregon Institute of Technology was 1.7%. This is the #1,643 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at OIT regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of OIT majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health Professions||10%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||3%|
|Computer Information Systems||3%|
|Dental Support Services||8%|
|Health Sciences & Services||29%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at OIT ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at OIT.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Dental Support Services||#52|
|Other Business, Management & Marketing||#53|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||#179|
|Health Sciences & Services||#182|
|Allied Health Professions||#193|
|Computer Information Systems||#374|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Oregon Institute of Technology Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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- National Center for Education Statistics
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