Southwestern Oregon Community College: Review & Facts

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Southwestern Oregon Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,340 students enrolled. This college was established in 1961 and is the only school located in Coos Bay, Oregon.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Southwestern Oregon Community College.

Southwestern Oregon Community College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Culinary, Industrial Technologies, Welding, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
59%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Southwestern Oregon Community College student retention rate is low at 59% (way below Oregon average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Southwestern Oregon Community College is very low: 25%. Around 38% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southwestern Oregon Community College is pretty decent, 15:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,800
Low
Average tuition price is very low, $4,100 per year. The additional fees at Southwestern Oregon Community College not covered by tuition are nearly $1,700; which totals $5,800 annually.

Read the details about Southwestern Oregon Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Southwestern Oregon Community College might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Southwestern Oregon Community College is $40.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Southwestern Oregon Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (541) 888-2525 or check Southwestern Oregon Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Southwestern Oregon Community College offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southwestern Oregon Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Southwestern Oregon Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 400 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Based on the college crime data, Southwestern Oregon Community College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southwestern Oregon Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southwestern Oregon Community College, 1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420-2193, USA
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