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The Higher Education Center, located in downtown Medford, is a historic partnership between Rogue Community College and Southern Oregon University. The more than $22 million project helps both institutions save on operating costs and avoid duplication of resources. It allows students to take lower division courses at RCC before making a seamless transition to advanced courses at SOU. Students benefit from access to state-of-the-art labs and classrooms in a building designed specifically to meet the needs of a rapidly changing workforce.

Rogue Community College serves Jackson and Josephine counties with campuses in Grants Pass, Medford and White City. A comprehensive, two-year, public community college, it offers five associate degrees, numerous professional/technical programs, a variety of workforce and short-term training services, developmental studies programs, a wide range of community education classes and services to local businesses. For information visit www.roguecc.edu or call 541-245-7500.

Southern Oregon University’s

Southern Oregon University’s main campus is located 12 miles south of Medford, in Ashland on a beautiful 175-acre campus. Surrounded by rugged mountains, rivers and lakes, it is home to approximately 5,000 students from around the world. Specializing in liberal arts, sciences and select graduate and professional programs, it offers 100 areas of study, including 36 majors. SOU offers lower-division, upper-division and graduate courses for both full- and part-time students at its campus in downtown Medford. For information on SOU programs visit www.sou.edu or call 541-552-7672.

Jackson County School District 549C is the eighth-largest district in the state of Oregon. The district has 14 elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools and three public charter schools.

Other School Districts in Jackson County:

Ashland District 5 — 541-482-2811
Butte Falls District 91 — 541-865-3563
Central Point District 6 — 541-664-6611
Eagle Point District 9 — 541-830-1200
Jackson County District 549C — 541-842-3636
Phoenix/Talent District 4 — 541-535-1517
Rogue River District 35 — 541-582-3235

PRIVATE SCHOOLS
Medford is home to a number of reputable private and religious education institutions, offering an alternative to the public schools within southern Oregon.

Cascade Christian High School — 541-772-0606
Grace Christian School — 541-772-1438
Logos Public Charter Schools — 541-842-3658
Madrone Trail Public Charter School — 541-210-6385
Medford Montessori School — 541-779-3393
Sacred Heart Catholic School — 541-772-4105
St. Mary’s High School — 541-773-7877
Vibes Public Charter School — 541-774-3900

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