Southwestern Oregon Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,250
0.998% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$9,200
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
19.7%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,053
43.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
36.5%
186 Graduates

About

Southwestern Oregon Community College is a higher education institution located in Coos County, OR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southwestern Oregon Community College were .

In 2019, 795 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southwestern Oregon Community College. 55.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (598 degrees), 7.57 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwestern Oregon Community College is $4,250, which is $-3,574 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwestern Oregon Community College is $4,250, which is $-3,574 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,200.

In 2019, 47% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 20% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,250
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Southwestern Oregon Community College was $4,250. The cost of tuition at Southwestern Oregon Community College is $-3,574 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$9,200
2019 Value
2.03%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Southwestern Oregon Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,200. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Southwestern Oregon Community College grew by 2.03%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,788
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southwestern Oregon Community College was of $7,788 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

47%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
20%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Southwestern Oregon Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 14.5% with respect to 2018, when 55% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
19.7%
2017 Default Rate
79
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Southwestern Oregon Community College was 19.7%, which represents 79 out of the 401 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Southwestern Oregon Community College has a total enrollment of 2,053 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwestern Oregon Community College is 901 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,152. This means that 43.9% of students enrolled at Southwestern Oregon Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southwestern Oregon Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.9% White, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.8% Two or More Races, 2.58% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.66% Black or African American, 1.36% Asian, and 1.02% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southwestern Oregon Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.9%), followed by White Male (30.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.55%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southwestern Oregon Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,053 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwestern Oregon Community College is 901 and the part-time enrollment is 1,152. This means that 43.9% of students enrolled at Southwestern Oregon Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Southwestern Oregon Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Southwestern Oregon Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,292
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    242
  3. Two or More Races
    119

The enrolled student population at Southwestern Oregon Community College is 62.9% White, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.8% Two or More Races, 2.58% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.66% Black or African American, 1.36% Asian, and 1.02% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 235 students (11.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 81 more women than men received degrees from Southwestern Oregon Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southwestern Oregon Community College is white (598 degrees awarded). There were 7.57 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Southwestern Oregon Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southwestern Oregon Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Precision Production (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (379 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwestern Oregon Community College are Police officers (135,047 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (99,035 people), Other managers (71,048 people), Social workers, all other (45,614 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (39,500 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwestern Oregon Community College are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Precision Production (49 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (379 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (46 degrees), and Human Sciences (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwestern Oregon Community College are Dentists, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at Southwestern Oregon Community College are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Precision Production (49 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (379 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (46 degrees), and Human Sciences (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwestern Oregon Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (330,157 people), Elementary & secondary schools (227,278 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (67,793 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (65,356 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (55,151 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwestern Oregon Community College are Communication Technologies (25 degrees awarded), Precision Production (49 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (379 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (46 degrees), and Human Sciences (17 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Southwestern Oregon Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Southwestern Oregon Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

357
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
438
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 357 degrees were awarded to men at Southwestern Oregon Community College, which is 0.815 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (438).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 110 degrees were awarded to men at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.705 times less than the 156 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 156 degrees were awarded to women at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.42 times more than the 110 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 28% of students graduating from Southwestern Oregon Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southwestern Oregon Community College is Female and Asian (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.3% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    598 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    79 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    43 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southwestern Oregon Community College is white (598 degrees awarded). There were 7.57 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (79 degrees).

1.89% of degree recipients (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    329 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    269 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southwestern Oregon Community College is white female (329 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (269 degrees).

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Operations

Southwestern Oregon Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.99M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $386k (19.4%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Southwestern Oregon Community College had a total salary expenditure of $43.2M. Southwestern Oregon Community College employs 19 Professors, 17 Assistant professors, and 14 Associate professors. Most academics at Southwestern Oregon Community College are Male Professors (14), Female Assistant professors(11), and Male Associate professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwestern Oregon Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, Management, with 33 employees, and Service with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.99M
2019 Endowment
72.6%
growth from 2018

Southwestern Oregon Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.99M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Southwestern Oregon Community College grew 72.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.32M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.31M - Federal
  2. $776k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Southwestern Oregon Community College received $1.31M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $776k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12.7M
2019 Salaries
7.64%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Southwestern Oregon Community College paid a median of $12.7M in salaries, which represents 29.3% of their overall expenditure ($43.2M) and a 7.64% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.76% decline from 2017 and a 9.31% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.05M
Instructional Salaries
51
Number of Employees

In 2019, Southwestern Oregon Community College paid a total of $3.05M to 51 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
19 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southwestern Oregon Community College were Professor with 19 employees; Assistant professor with 17 employees; and Assistant professor with 14 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwestern Oregon Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees; Management with 33 employees; and Service with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southwestern Oregon Community College was Male Professor with 14 employees, Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Male Associate professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southwestern Oregon Community College.

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