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Freshman Requirements

Apply and Pay Your Application Fee

To apply for admission at Oregon Tech, use the online application for faster results and send supporting documents to:

Oregon Tech Admissions
3201 Campus Dr.
Klamath Falls OR, 97601

If you would like a paper application, please call 541.885.1150 or 800.422.2017 ext 1. Applications are processed after payment of the $50 application through the following payment options:

  • Pay by credit card online when you see the prompt in the online application form
  • By check or money order made payable to Oregon Institute of Technology
  • Eligible students may defer the application fee to a later date by submitting an OUS Fee Deferral Form for consideration

Submit an Official High School Transcript

An unweighted cumulative high school grade point average of 3.00 is required for admission. Applicants with a GPA between 2.50 and 2.99 may qualify for admission, provided they submit adequate SAT Reasoning Exam scores or ACT scores.

Submit Other Transcripts

Submit official transcripts for any college-level credit you have completed, including AP and IB.

Students with international transcripts must also be translated into English and into US standards by an approved transcript evaluation service. There are multiple transcript evaluation services that are acceptable:

Submit either SAT Reasoning or ACT Scores

Applicants may submit official scores from SAT Reasoning or ACT tests. Having your scores delivered electronically is preferred and the fastest way to record your scores. Oregon Tech's college codes are:

  • Oregon Tech SAT code is 4587
  • Oregon Tech ACT code is 3484

Test Requirements are:

H.S. GPA (Unweighted, Cumulative) Oregon Tech Admissions Requirements.
3.00 or better Not required to meet minimum SAT or ACT score
2.75 to 2.99 Must submit combined SAT Reasoning Exam scores of 800 or better on the Critical Reading (formerly called Verbal) and Math tests with a score of at least 400 on the Math portion of the SAT. Those submitting ACT results must have an ACT Math score of at least 17 and a Composite score of at least 17.
2.50 to 2.74 Must submit combined SAT Reasoning Exam scores of 1000 or better on the Critical Reading (formerly called Verbal) and Math tests with a score of at least 500 on the Math portion of the SAT. Those submitting ACT results must have an ACT Math score of at least 21 and a Composite score of at least 21.

Complete 15 Core Subject Area Requirements

Applicants must satisfactorily (with grades of C- or above) complete at least 15 units (one year is equal to one unit) of college preparatory work in the following areas, unless they graduated from high school prior to Spring 1985:

  • Four years of English
  • Three years of Mathematics
  • Three years of Social Studies
  • Three years of Science
  • Two years of the same Foreign Language

GED Students

Applicants who have not graduated from high school and who are applying on the basis of GED scores must submit official test results. You can obtain official results from www.oregon.gov/CCWD/GED/index.shtml if you have tested in Oregon. Test scores must show a minimum composite score of 580 (58 on GED exams administered prior to 2002) with a minimum score of 410 on each GED subtest (41 on subtests administered prior to 2002). Applicants whose GED scores fall below these standards may qualify on the basis of a combination of GED and SAT Reasoning or ACT exam results:

GED Composite Scores Required Combination of GED, and SAT Reasoning or ACT Scores
550 to 570 (55 to 57 on tests administered before 2002) Combined SAT Reasoning Exam scores of 800 or better on the Critical Reading (formerly called Verbal) and Math tests with a score of at least 400 on the Math portion of the SAT. Those submitting ACT results must have an ACT Math score of at least 17 and a Composite score of at least 17.
500 to 540 (50 to 54 on tests administered before 2002) Combined SAT Reasoning Exam scores of 1000 or better on the Critical Reading (formerly called Verbal) and Math tests with a score of at least 500 on the Math portion of the SAT. Those submitting ACT results must have an ACT Math score of at least 21 and a Composite score of at least 21

Home-schooled Students & Graduates of Non-standard or Unaccredited High Schools

  • Public high school students must graduate from a standard or regionally accredited high school.
  • Private high school students must graduate from regionally accredited high schools.
  • Home-educated students and graduates of unaccredited or non-standard high schools, as well as applicants who fail to meet the 15 subject requirements, may be admitted by submitting SAT Reasoning Exam score of 1000 on the Math and Critical Reasoning sections combined and 470 on the Writing test or an ACT composite score of 21 or better and submitting an average score of 470 or above (940 total) on two College Board SAT Subject Tests (Math level I or IIC and another test of the students choice).
  • An examination in a second language is strongly recommended to qualify the applicant for admission by meeting the language proficiency requirements.
  • Students who do not take an SAT Subject test in a second language must prove language proficiency through another approved process.
  • Direct questions to the Admissions Office, 800.422.2017, 541.885-1150 or email oit@oit.edu.

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