Southwestern Oregon Community College

Coos Bay, OR 97420
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Southwestern Oregon Community College is one of the seventeen public 2-year colleges in Oregon. The campus is located in Coos Bay town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,099 students attend the school. Every year 41% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Southwestern Oregon Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,132, and fees were $1,810. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,132 and $1,810 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students2,099
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 22
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1966 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$92/credit
In State Students$92/credit
Out of State Students$92/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,140 $4,140 $4,140
ADN 70 $6,440 $6,440 $6,440
BSN 125 $11,500 $11,500 $11,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Southwestern Oregon Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 51% $3,999
Other Federal Grant 4% $1,382
State Grant & Scholarships 54% $2,502
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 45% $2,597
Federal Student Loans 36% $5,281
Private Loans 2% $7,872


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,833
$30,001 to $48,000$7,991
$48,001 to $75,000$11,236
$75,001 to $110,000$12,146
Over $110,000$12,603

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oregon state board of nursing.
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newmark Ave
Coos Bay, OR 97420

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