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Southwestern Oregon Community College is a public institution located in Coos Bay, Oregon. Coos Bay is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

Where Is Southwestern Oregon Community College?


Contact details for SWOCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420-2193
Phone: 541-888-2525

How Do I Get Into SWOCC?

You can apply to SWOCC online at:

Since Southwestern Oregon Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Southwestern Oregon Community College?

28% Take Out Loans
4.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At SWOCC, approximately 28% of students took out student loans averaging $6,510 a year. That adds up to $26,040 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at SWOCC is 4.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Southwestern Oregon Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

797 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,490 undergraduate students at SWOCC, with 797 being full-time and 693 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 797 full-time undergraduates at SWOCC, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southwestern Oregon Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 116
White 490
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 126

Over 9 countries are represented at SWOCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Canada, and China.

Online Learning at Southwestern Oregon Community College

454 Took All Classes Online
1,056 Took At Least One Class Online
55.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 1,056 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at SWOCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of SWOCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southwestern Oregon Community College was 55.8%. This is the #377 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at SWOCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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