Oregon Institute Of Technology

Oregon Institute Of Technology

The Oregon Institute of Technology, commonly referred to as Oregon Tech or OIT, is a public institute situated in Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States. It was established in 1947 as the Oregon Vocational School. After a few name and status changes, it was finally renamed Oregon Institute of Technology in 1973. Oregon Tech is part of the Oregon University System. In addition to the main campus, the college also operates a satellite campus in Portland, Oregon, and a branch location in Seattle, Washington. OIT offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees in technical and health related areas.

Oregon Tech is a member of the NAIA and competes in the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC). Their sports teams are nicknamed the Owl, and they participate in several sports including cross-country running, track and field, soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, and volleyball.

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Oregon Institute of Technology
3201 Campus Drive
Klamath Falls , OR 97601-8801
General Phone: (541) 885-1000

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Oregon Institute of Technology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology239dental hygienist, nuclear medical tech, respiratory care tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, clinical lab tech
Engineering Technician114electronics tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech, surveying tech, computer engineering tech, software tech
Therapy and Counseling42psychology
Business and Management34operations management, accounting, entrepreneurship, MIS, marketing
Engineering26civil engineering, mechanical engineering
Nursing and Emergency Medicine21EMT paramedic
Media13communication studies
Liberal Arts10liberal arts and humanities, peace and conflict resolution
Computer Science and Engineering10information technology
Medicine3medical preparatory
Office and Administration2administrative assistant
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science

Number of programs and degrees for Oregon Institute of Technology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree43425
Associate's degree818
Master's degree41
Award of less than 1 academic year21

Oregon Institute of Technology Student Body

In 2007-2008, Oregon Institute of Technology had a total enrollment of 3,303 students (2,348 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 53%
Women 47%
Full-Time 93%
Part-Time 7%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 1%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 6%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 17%
20-21 17%
22-24 17%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Oregon Institute of Technology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 76 %
Part-Time 26 %

Oregon Institute of Technology Room and Board (2007)

Oregon Institute of Technology offers campus housing for 450 of its 2,348 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Klamath Falls, Oregon for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Oregon Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Oregon Institute of Technology Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal430560
SAT Math460580

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT89%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Oregon Institute of Technology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,297
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 16,692
Room and board $ 7,598
Room charge $ 4,148
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,450
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,400

Financial Aid:
Oregon Institute of Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 321100)

Oregon Institute of Technology Faculty

Oregon Institute of Technology has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track178
Non-tenured and not on tenure track823

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*0*
Associate professorcalendar year5$72,2111*
Assistant professorcalendar year3$80,1602*
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year9$75,6215$61,354

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year25$69,93611$66,595
Associate professoracademic year22$57,64716$56,519
Assistant professoracademic year18$48,18714$45,568
Instructoracademic year3$39,4746$40,640
All faculty totalacademic year68$58,85947$53,588

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Oregon Institute of Technology Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Cascade Collegiate Conference
Baseball Cascade Collegiate Conference
Track Cascade Collegiate Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports02929

Oregon Institute of Technology Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Civil Engineering, General
Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Software Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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Oregon Institute of Technology Highlights

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What Sets Oregon Institute of Technology Apart:

% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Oregon Institute of Technology % of degrees in engineering technician
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Oregon Institute of Technology % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Oregon Institute of Technology Male % of student body

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