Oregon Institute of Technology

Oregon Institute of Technology Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Oregon Institute of Technology ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Oregon Institute of Technology Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Oregon Institute of Technology was awarded 127 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other computer engineering technologies/technicians.

Overall Quality

OIT landed the #408 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This is an improvement over the previous year, when OIT held the #550 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

OIT also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Oregon ranking.

See all of the rankings for Oregon Institute of Technology.

Is It Hard to Get Into OIT?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Oregon Institute of Technology you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 61%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 75% 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 520 and 620. Math scores were between 520 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Oregon Institute of Technology  ( 520 to 620 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Oregon Institute of Technology  ( 520 to 610 )
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800
OIT received ACT scores from 17% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for Oregon Institute of Technology  ( 21 to 26 )
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Learn more about Oregon Institute of Technology admissions.

Oregon Institute of Technology Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Oregon Institute of Technology, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Oregon Institute of Technology is 91%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  91 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Oregon Institute of Technology

Freshmen Retention Rate

Oregon Institute of Technology has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 21% for first-time, full-time students at OIT, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  21 out of 100
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100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Oregon Institute of Technology.

Oregon Institute of Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,172 undergraduates at OIT with 2,370 being full-time and 2,802 being part-time.

How Much Does Oregon Institute of Technology Cost?

The overall average net price of OIT is $16,210. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for OIT

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,521 $11,991 $16,014 $19,528 $21,002

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of OIT, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 54% of students took out student loans averaging $6,011 a year. That adds up to $24,044 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.

Get more details about paying for Oregon Institute of Technology.

How Much Money Do OIT Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from OIT make about $56,600 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future OIT graduates since it is 42% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at Oregon Institute of Technology make the most money.

Location of Oregon Institute of Technology

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.

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Contact details for OIT are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3201 Campus Drive, Klamath Falls, OR 97601-8801
Phone: 541-885-1000
Website: https://www.oit.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/0regonTech
Twitter: https://twitter.com/OregonTech

Oregon Institute of Technology Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 29 majors graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology. Of these students, 724 received undergraduate degrees and 25 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Allied Health Professions 204 $70,900
Dental Support Services 60 $62,300
Mechanical Engineering 55 $62,300
Computer Engineering Technology 55 $67,100
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 42 $64,000
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 36 $31,800
Electrical Engineering 35 NA
Computer Information Systems 32 $55,700
General Biology 30 NA
Civil Engineering 26 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Oregon Institute of Technology along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at OIT

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 1,618 students took at least one online class at Oregon Institute of Technology. This is an increase from the 1,554 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 1,618 788
2017-2018 1,554 759
2016-2017 1,510 771
2015-2016 1,429 745
2013-2014 1,058 516

Learn more about online learning at Oregon Institute of Technology.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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