- The mission of Southwestern Oregon Community College is to provide quality education that helps students achieve their goals. Our programs prepare people to be employable, value life-long learning, and function as good citizens in a rapidly changing world.
Southwestern Oregon Community College serves 1,537 students (53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 1,537 students
- In-state tuition: $5,355
- Out-state tuition: $5,355
- Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
- Minority enrollment: 31%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Southwestern Oregon Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:
The teacher population of 278 teachers has grown by 118% over five years.
Southwestern Oregon Community College
(OR) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Southwestern Oregon Community College has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The Southwestern Oregon Community College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $5,355 is more than the state average of $4,694. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,355 is less than the state average of $7,748. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- Southwestern delivers real-world education and training essential for a highly skilled workforce. Southwestern is located within two miles of the Pacific Ocean in an area of scenic beauty and mild climate. The 153-acre institution lies completely within the city of Coos Bay and is bordered on the north and east by the city of North Bend. Southwestern offers Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, One year certificates of completion and less than one year certificates of completion. Southwestern Oregon Community College (Southwestern) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Southwestern Oregon Community College cost?
Southwestern Oregon Community College's tuition is approximately $5,355 for In-State students and $5,355 for Out-State students.
What is Southwestern Oregon Community College's ranking?
Southwestern Oregon Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Oregon for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.
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