The Southwestern Advantage
Southwestern Oregon Community College is the premier destination for acquiring transfer degrees, high – skilled job training and life long learning. At Southwestern, you’ll get distinct advantages to help you thrive academically. You’ll benefit from our small class sizes and supportive campus community. We are committed to your education whether you’re here to get a certificate, taking a pathway program, getting your GED, attending a community ed class, or transferring to a four-year college. Whatever your path, we are here to help you move ahead and achieve your educational goals.
We know that it’s important for students to achieve academically. It’s why Southwestern has such dynamic offerings on campus like student housing, tutoring, financial aid workshops, college success courses, college counseling, and writing and math labs. Most importantly, our classes are taught by experienced professors, not Teaching Assistants, which means you’re getting superior academic support right in the classroom. At Southwestern you’ll get all the help you need to complete your course of study successfully.
IT’S NOT ALL ACADEMIC
Southwestern also supports a business culture. We do this through our Small Business Development Center that help our communities thrive.
Our business services and classes include:
- Access to capital
- Global trade
- Starting a business
- Business planning
- Business management
- and much more!
70+ Programs And University Options
With more than 70 degree and certificate programs, Southwestern is sure to have an academic offering that will meet your educational goals, needs and interests. Southwestern also offers a University Center that allows students to complete Bachelor and Master’s degree programs on campus.
The Southwestern Foundation is a 501 (3) (C) nonprofit organization that fundraises and “friend-raises” to support our students through scholarships, volunteerism and community collaboration.
More than half of our students are the first in their families to go to college and pursue professional and high-tech training. To name a scholarship after your business or loved one contact the foundation.
Coos Bay Campus
1988 Newmark Ave.
Coos Bay, OR 97420
96082 Lone Ranch Parkway
Brookings, OR 97415