Study abroad at Southwestern Oregon Community College
Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) is a welcoming, creative institution based in the scenic city of Coos Bay. SWOCC is proud to offer an outstanding college education at an affordable price.
With over 70 associate degrees and certificate programs to choose from, you’re guaranteed to find a course that suits your interests and ambitions. You can major in everything from arts and humanities, to business and education.
Stretched along the beautiful Oregon Coast, the College’s campus is home to state-of-the-art facilities. With lakefront housing, a library, computer labs, and a recreational center, SWOCC has everything you need for an unforgettable student experience.
Life outside the classroom is just as enriching. There are plenty of extracurricular activities to get involved in, including skiing and snowboarding trips, movie nights, barbecues, and concerts. If sport’s your thing, you can join one of the 18 varsity athletic teams.
Why study at SWOCC?
- Small classes
Average class sizes of 12 ensure high interaction with professors
Southwestern charges no out-of-state tuition fees
- Transfer opportunities
Continue your education at top universities in the US and beyond
All students can participate in work placements
- Financial support
88% of full-time freshmen receive financial aid at Southwestern
Life as an international student
Your academic, social, and personal success is SWOCC’s top priority. That’s why the College has established an extensive support system for all international students.
If you’d like some extra help with your studies, you can access one-to-one tutoring, writing classes, and math labs. The College also runs counseling sessions and financial aid workshops to help you manage student life.
All international students are offered a place in the College’s apartment-style units. These spacious rooms come fully-furnished and are within easy walking distance of all campus facilities.
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Fees and funding
Undergraduate tuition - $10,791 per year
Annual SWOCC Foundation Scholarships
The Foundation awards more than 100 scholarships annually to students attending or planning to attend Southwestern, resulting in $100,000 + in scholarships to students. Applicants simply fill out one application online and are automatically applied to the scholarships they qualify for.
Ongoing Southwestern Foundation Scholarships
Scholarships and associated applications outside the annual Foundation Scholarship application process:
- They are available for students to apply for all throughout the year
- Prior to applying, we recommend speaking with a Southwestern advisor, faculty, or staff member to ensure you qualify
Southwestern Oregon Community College
1988 Newmark Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420, United States
Coos Bay is a lively location for international students, packed with culture and outdoor activities.
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Visa requirements for Southwestern Oregon Community College
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