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A. As of Fall 2018, we no longer require a foreign language requirement for entry or to graduate from Oregon Tech.

Yes, Oregon Tech accepts many AP, CLEP, and IB courses. Please visit the Registrar’s Transfer Credit page for details about courses and required scores.

  • October 1st – First day students can file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • March 1st – Scholarship Priority Deadline for students applying for fall term. Learn more at
  • May 1st – Priority Housing Application Deadline for students starting at Oregon Tech in fall term. Learn more at

You can find more information about exams schedules and locations at (SAT exam) or (ACT exam).

Oregon Tech Programs:


Students who plan to complete pre-requisites at a community college should contact the Oregon Tech Admissions Office to determine how community college courses will transfer to Oregon Tech. Students may also download an Articulation Agreement to determine how classes will transfer to Oregon Tech. Click the following links for information about program pre-requisites:

  1. Medical Imaging Technology
  2. Dental Hygiene (B.S. or A.A.S.)
  3. Respiratory Care
  4. Medical Laboratory Science

Yes, there is a separate application process for Dental Hygiene, Medical Imaging, OHSU Nursing, Renewable Energy Engineering, and Respiratory Care. In addition, all Online programs have a different application process.

About Oregon Tech:


Oregon Tech's Student Success Plan includes special learning communities and seminars to help smooth your student’s transition to university life and to ensure his or her academic and personal success; tutoring, mentoring, networking and other forms of assistance are available to students through the following services:

  • Center for Academic Resources and Engagement Services
    The Center for Academic Resources and Engagement Services (CARES) is a multipurpose department designed to enrich learning, teaching, and student success at Oregon Tech. The CARES consists of Testing Services, Peer Consulting, TOP, and Access & Campus Equity Services.
  • Counseling Services
    Counselors are available to discuss personal and academic concerns, to help students through difficulties or to make referrals, when necessary, to community resources. All sessions are confidential and free of charge as part of the Student Health Fee.
  • Career Services
    Career Services offers career advising, resume writing and job interviewing workshops, job search assistance, Career Fairs and job listings.
  • Services for Students with Disabilities
    The Office of Access & Campus Equity Services (ACES) coordinates academic, housing and program services accommodations for students with documented physical, learning, sensory, psychiatric and other disabilities.
  • Tech Opportunities Program (TOP)
    TOP is a federally funded (TRIO: Student Support Services) academic support program designed to assist highly motivated students who are also low-income, first-generation or disabled
  • Free Tutoring is Available in All Subjects
    Peer Consulting offers in-person and 24/7 virtual tutoring to support your courses and supplement your learning experience for students at ALL campuses.
  • Portland-Metro Student Services provides programs and services students need to achieve academic, personal and professional goals. Our programs and services are designed to provide academic support, enhance personal wellness, develop leadership and communication skills and promote a strong sense of community.
  • See a full list of services at the Portland-Metro campus here.

We hope your son or daughter will decide to join us at Oregon Tech, but we also want to make sure Oregon Tech is the best fit for your student. The best way to get a feel for Oregon Tech is to schedule a campus visit. A campus visit allows you to meet with a financial aid and admissions counselor, take a campus tour, check out on-campus housing, and talk with current students and faculty. You can also encourage your student to contact us via email or at 541.885.1150 to chat with an admissions counselor.

If you are unable to make it to campus, then be sure to check out our online virtual tour.


The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1.


Students interested in on-campus housing, athletics, and a “traditional” four-year university experience should consider attending the main campus in Klamath Falls. The Portland campus is a satellite to Oregon Tech’s main location in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Students attending the Portland campus generally take lower-division courses at a community college and only core upper-division courses at the Portland campus. Many Portland students are working part-time or full-time and pursuing a degree through evening and weekend classes.


Each major has the opportunity to participate in an externship. Externship: The student is attending Oregon Tech, taking courses online or at a different campus and receiving credit for externship experience.

  • Mechanical engineering students have the opportunity to participate in MECOP which is two 6-month paid internships. Students participating in MECOP take 6-months to a year off from school to participate.

Students at Oregon Tech have unlimited access to the on-campus Career Services department. Career Services offers assistance in finding jobs both on and off campus.

The Department of Student Involvement & Belonging (SIB) is "Where Students Connect!"

We promote the holistic growth and development of Oregon Tech students through involvement and support. We create a community where all feel a sense of belonging. SIB provides opportunities for student engagement that is both beyond and interconnected with the academic experience.

  • New Student Programs: Orientation S.O.A.R.-ing Into Success, and Week of Welcome (WOW) program at the beginning of academic year.
  • Get Involved: Over 60 Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) to enhance your Oregon Tech experience and make friends.
  • Leading Change: Opportunities to fine tune leadership and cultural competency skills while at Oregon Tech, and prepare for your industry-specific career as a marketable leader.
  • Give Back: Community service offerings as a Volunteer Owl to support local and campus partner communities.
  • Lean In & Stretch: Opportunities to step away from the familiar, try new ideas, experience new cultures, and learn from people different from yourself with Diversity & Belonging programs, International Student Services, and Veteran Student Services.
  • Student Resources: Connecting students with local, community-based support services in order to meet their basic needs with regards to financial instability, food-insecurity, housing needs locally, learning about navigating and applying to local, state, and federal need programs towards personal enrichment and student success. Campus-based programs for ALL students to benefit from include: Bird Feeder student food pantry, Owl Feathers Exchange clothing closet, Book Depot textbook recycling program.
  • Putting the TECH in Oregon Tech: SIB leads the management of the Oregon Tech App, a tool for students to get connected with events, and learn about Oregon Tech services, hours of operations for office and campus departments.

Tuition and Fees:


Tuition and fees vary by number of credits and programs. Please use the Financial Aid Office’s tuition calculator to obtain a more detailed estimate of tuition, fees, housing, and other expenses.


Students from WUE-eligible states entering WUE-eligible programs automatically receive the reduced WUE tuition rate. Please visit to learn about WUE eligibility for new students.



No, freshman are not required to live on campus. However, many new students find on-campus housing is the best way for to get involved in campus activities, meet new people, and stay ahead in classes.

Oregon Tech's Housing & Res Life department describes many benefits of living on campus.

On-campus housing is only available at the Klamath Falls campus.


Students may select from two options for on campus housing:

  1. Residence Hall. The Residence Hall offers community style living with single or double rooms. In addition, first year students can request to be in the FYE (First Year Experience) wing for students who are looking to live with other first year students and participate in events and activities designed to enhance the first year college experience.
  2. The Village apartments offer apartment style living. Each apartment has 3-5 bedrooms, 1-2 bathrooms, and a shared living room and kitchen area.

You can find more information at Housing and Residence Life.

On-campus housing is only available at the Klamath Falls campus.


Students are not required to live in on-campus housing, but many students find living on campus is the best way to meet new friends, get involved in campus life, and avoid the complications of off-campus housing. The Residence Hall and the Village are only minutes from the College Union building, classrooms/labs, the Learning Resource Center, Campus Dining, and the other resources students use on a daily basis. You can find more information at Housing and Residence Life.

On-campus housing is only available at the Klamath Falls campus.



Students who have been admitted to Oregon Tech must attend a New Wings event to take placement tests, meet with an advisor, and register for classes.