Southwestern Oregon Community College

Southwestern Oregon Community College
Established 1961[1]
Type Community college
President Patty M. Scott[2]
Location Coos Bay, Oregon, USA
Website www.socc.edu

Southwestern Oregon Community College is a college in Coos Bay, Oregon, United States. It is Oregon's oldest community college, founded in 1961.[1] The college has about 14,500 students annually and has 69 full-time faculty (as of 2008) and 275 part-time instructors.[citation needed]

As of 2008, students from several other countries and states have attended this community college. One thing that sets Southwestern Oregon apart from other community colleges is that the Coos Bay campus offers apartment-style student housing.

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History

Founded in 1961, the college originally served Coos County and western Douglas County. In 1995, Curry County joined the district.[1]

See also

  • List of Oregon community colleges

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