Spokane Community College

1810 North Greene Street, Spokane
WA, 99217-5399
Tel: (509)533-8020
6,575 students
Public institution

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At Spokane Community College, we strive to provide our community accessible and affordable educational opportunities responsive to the needs of our diverse population.
School Highlights:
Spokane Community College serves 6,575 students (72% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Spokane Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Spokane County, WA.
The nearest community college is Interface College-Spokane (3.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Spokane Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,575 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,575 students
1,283 students
Spokane Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,730 students
832 students
Spokane Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,845 students
1,020 students
Spokane Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Spokane Community College sch enrollment Spokane Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Spokane Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Spokane Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Spokane Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
86%
66%
Spokane Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Spokane Community College More (2008-2012)
Spokane Community College sch ethnicity Spokane Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.26 0.45
Spokane Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,467 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,657 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,467 $5,940
Spokane Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,657 $10,075
Spokane Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

SCC is one of the top community colleges in the state: outstanding professional/technical programs in many high-demand fields; lively arts and sciences classes that constantly challenge students to reach out and explore the world; instructors who skillfully combine high academic expectations with a caring, personalized approach emphasizing student success; and a staff that consistently demonstrates its unshakable commitment to student service. Located at the corner of Mission Avenue and Greene Street in east Spokane, SCC is highly regarded for its professional-technical programs, including specialties in health sciences; information technology; industrial, manufacturing and automotive technology; hospitality and culinary arts; building trades; and agriculture and natural resource management. The college also has a strong educational tradition in the liberal arts. The campus includes 23 administrative, academic, and support buildings located on 148 acres next to the Spokane River midway between the cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley. SCC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and governed by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical College.

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