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School Name and Address

Contact for more information

Job Corps - Curlew
3 Campus Street
Curlew, WA 99118
Main telephone 800.733.5627
Main telephone (TTY) 877.889.5627
Website https://curlew.jobcorps.gov/ (external link)
Request more information https://curlew.jobcorps.gov/contact-us (external link)
Other sites Cascades Job Corps College & Career Academy
1950 Northern State Road
PO Box 819
Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
https://cascadesjobcorpscca.com/ (external link)

Columbia Basin Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
6739 24th Avenue, Bldg. 2402
Moses Lake, WA 98837
https://columbiabasin.jobcorps.gov/ (external link)

Fort Simcoe Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
40 Abella Lane
White Swan, WA 98952
https://fortsimcoe.jobcorps.gov/ (external link)

General Information

General information

Public or private Private
Type of school Career technical training and education programs for low-income young adults administered by the US Department of Labor. Training offered varies by campus.
Date founded 1964
Degrees offered Certificates
School accreditation Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges

School setting

Setting Small town-rural area (not within commuting distance of a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Spokane
Population of city the school is in 1,056
Campus size 33 acres
County Ferry

Student Body


The campus can house up to 198 students.


Program costs

Taxpayer funded; Eligible students do not pay tuition.

Admissions (external link)

Contact for more information

Admissions office website https://www.jobcorps.gov/ (external link)

Entrance difficulty

For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)

Education required for admission

High school education High school diploma or equivalent not required.

Application dates 

Admission is available Continuous
Application deadline Continuous
Notified of acceptance by Continuous

Application requirements

Online application available https://recruiting.jobcorps.gov/Form/StudentApplication (external link)
Submit these items:
Interview Required for all students
Written essay or personal statement Required for all students
Applicants must be 16 to 24 years of age; be U.S. citizens; and from low income families.


Degrees offered

Pre-certification training
Certificate or diploma

School catalog

Academic index website https://curlew.jobcorps.gov/train (external link)

Attendance options

Full time
Summer school


Computer lab available to students


Campus housing

School owns or operates housing
Dorms require a key or code to enter

Student Services

Academic services for all students

English as a Second Language (ESL) program
Reading and study skills courses
Remedial education courses

Other services for all students

Student lounge

Services for women and families

Job Corps program offers an allotment to assist students with child care costs. For more information see https://curlew.jobcorps.gov/live (external link)

Career Services

Career services offered

Career counseling
Job interview preparation
Placement assistance
Résumé preparation assistance
On-the-job training

Educational programs (external link)

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