About Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC)

Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) is located on the rugged and scenic south Oregon coast.  The college is the No. 1 job training organization in a region 95,000 people call home.  Southwestern specializes in providing two-year and transfer degree options, specialized professional training, short-term certificates and community enrichment classes.

The college serves the region from two locations:

Main Coos Campus
1988 Newmark Ave.
Coos Bay, OR 97420

Coos Bay is the largest city on the south coast and home to the main Coos Campus. This campus holds the renowned Oregon Coast Culinary Institute and Small Business Development Center. It also provides apartment-style student housing for up to 400 students and a thriving active campus for study and social success.

Curry Campus
96082 Lone Ranch Parkway
Brookings, OR 97415

The satellite campus at Brookings near the California border overlooks the mighty Pacific Ocean. This campus specializes in a supportive, small class-size environment. The campus is well-known for its excellent nursing program and popular community education programs.

Every day, those of us who work at SWOCC commit to providing the highest quality education and supports to help our students succeed.

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Welcome to Oregon’s Adventure Coast! If you love the outdoors, you will have many opportunities to explore scenic beaches and rocky tidal areas. You can ride into the amazing Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area or ride you bike year-round on the hugely popular mountain biking Winchester and Whiskey Run Trails. The region is renowned for world class adventures at the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort and fishing for coho and Chinook salmon on pristine rivers.


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