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Southwestern Oregon Community College

1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, OR

Campus image of Southwestern Oregon Community College

Southwestern Oregon Community College is your guide to success. It is the destination for education and training that will help you complete your goals.

Southwestern is located at the center of Oregon’s south coast known for its open beaches, scenic natural environment, abundant wildlife and recreational activities. The main campus is situated at 988 Newmark Avenue, Coos Bay and the other one is in Curry County. It is the only public college in the region.

You can choose from its extensive array of classes for certificate programs and college transfer degrees, as well as testing like GED, Business Development Center services, professional and continuing education. Many of these degree and certificate programs are available in the Curry Campus and via Distance Learning online. Be assured of quality instruction as it has high-credentialed faculty and staff providing variety of enrichment and lifelong opportunities.

As a student, you have access to its valuable campus services such as student housing, financial aid, counseling, academic, career and transfer advising, internships, disability accommodations, CARE connections and more.

You’ll be impressed by its notable facilities in the campus. Among them are the Family Center, Tutoring Lab, Writing Center, and a Student Rec Center for fitness and recreation.

SWOCC also has a University Center which allows students to complete a bachelor’s and master’s degree within the campus premises. This is in collaboration with Oregon’s 4-year universities.

Whether you are taking up a short course, an associate’s degree, a transfer degree, Southwestern Oregon Community College can help you achieve a rewarding future.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,100. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $40 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $4,000-$4,800 per year
  • For part-time students, charges are between $89-$110 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid89%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships78%$5,090
Receiving Student Loans44%$5,640

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Southwestern Oregon Community College may offer services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work
  • Child care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Oregon, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Southwestern Oregon Community CollegeCoos CountyOregon
Graduation Rate20.3%-19.1%
Transfer-out Rate13.9%-20.4%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Southwestern Oregon Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Southwestern Oregon Community College.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
89%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
28

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,981