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Southwestern offers students in Port Orford, Gold Beach, Brookings and all of Curry County the opportunity to take classes and complete programs at the Curry Campus.

With a full range of course offerings, students will be able to take the next step toward college success. Plus, students get the Southwestern advantage with classes taught by experienced professors. There is no out-of-state tuition. Our support staff wants to help you achieve all you can in the classroom and in life.

We offer general education courses, community ed courses, and programs, along with specialty courses in:

  • Nursing and Allied Health programs
  • Education
  • Criminal Justice
  • Digital Design
  • We're also your link to university transfer programs

Check out our Academic Pathways to find a program that is right for you!

Remember, many of our certificate and pathway programs can be completed in fewer than 18 months. Our goal is to help students achieve academic success so they can have career success! Whether you're right out of high school or looking to change jobs we can help you find the right path toward a new career!

Located just outside of Brookings, at 96082 Lone Ranch Parkway, our campus is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and scenic views. Take advantage of the convenience our Curry Campus offers. Visit us for a tour or schedule an appointment with an advisor today!

Questions? Please contact our Curry First Stop at 541-813-1667.

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What Our Curry Students Are Saying . . .

Curry Campus Events

Lauren Cotten

Lauren Cotten DeArmond CTE scholarship winner

I am 24 years old and will be a second-year nursing student next year. I live in Brookings and attend the Curry campus. SWOCC has given me the education to progress toward my goals of becoming a well-rounded nurse. I have always believed in compassionate care for individuals and have practiced this as I go throughout my clinical rotation. I love being able to care for people and create an atmosphere of kindness. Thank you so much for giving me this opportunity. – Lauren Cotten, DeArmond CTE Scholarship

Bethany Beer

Bethany Beer, scholarship winner

I am hoping to get an associates degree in nursing here at the Curry Campus before transferring to a 4-year college to get a bachelor’s degree in nursing. I promise to work hard and make your investment worthwhile. I hope to eventually be able to give back to students and my community as you have helped me. – Bethany Beer, SWOCC Foundation Curry Campus Scholarship

Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams won the Mike Groben Memorial Scholarship

I would like to thank the Mike Groben Scholarship donor who has honored me with the gift of this scholarship. This generous gift will ease financial burdens which will, in turn, help me achieve a dream that started 27 years ago – to further my education and earn my Associates degree in Digital Design. It is often hard to ask for help. I am touched and very thankful to people who are willing to help people succeed. I hope I may be able to pay it forward to a student like myself one day and honor them. My family and I thank you for this scholarship. – Anthony Williams, Mike Groben Scholarship

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*Student Engagement Day.
Sep 25 all-day
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Fin. Aid disbursement begins
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Last day to change to audit
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Winter Graduation Applications due
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CAMPUS CLOSED (Veteran’s Day observed)
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Barbara Eells/Class of 1986

'None of us makes it to our goals alone'

If there's one word that best describes Barbara Eells, it is "determined." That mindset has guided Eells her entire adult life, starting with her first Southwestern class in 1975. She wanted a college education, no matter the barriers.

In 2018, Southwestern honored Barbara Eells with its Distinguished Alumna award for her dedication to learning and improving people's lives in Curry County.


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