IMPORTANT UPDATE: Nursing Program Application deadline extended to APRIL 1, 2024 at 5pm. See below for comprehensive information. 


Looking to become a nurse?

Applications to Southwestern’s nursing program are available January 2 – April 1, 2024 (at 5:00 pm), for students looking to become a nurse and pursue their Associate of Applied Science in Nursing at Southwestern Oregon Community College.

All information including important dates, a program overview and the admission process may be found in the Nursing Program Information Packet.

Prospective nursing students looking to join Southwestern’s nursing program starting Fall 2024 are encouraged to carefully review the information prior to applying.

This is a restricted-entry program, meaning all students are required to submit the following:

  • By 5pm on March 22, 2024: An application for admission to Southwestern if you are NOT a current student. If you are unsure if you must complete the application for admission, please call 541-888-7405 or email ssc@socc.edu to speak to the Student Success Center.
  • By 5pm on April 1, 2024A separate application specifically to join the nursing program to start Fall Term 2024. All information about how to complete this form may be found HERE, specifically in the Nursing Program Information Packet.

Any questions regarding the program may be directed to Amber Schiro at 541-888-7443, amber.schiro@socc.edu.



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