Spokane Community College

1810 North Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217
Tel: (509)533-8020
6,236 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:
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Spokane Community College serves 6,236 students (70.13% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 45%.
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Spokane Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Spokane County, WA.
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The nearest community college is Interface College-Spokane (3.17 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 220 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
Spokane Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 220 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,236 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,236 students 1,288 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 4,373 students
814 students
# Part-Time Students 1,863 students
1,024 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
% Black
2%
12%
% White
69%
57%
% Two or more races
5%
2%
% Unknown races
15%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,489 is less than the state average of $5,668. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,680 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,489 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,680 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
Source: 2005 (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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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Spokane
    Interface College-Spokane
    Private for-profit
    S 178 Stevens
    SpokaneWA 99201
    (509)467-1727
    3.17 Mi | 45 students
  • Spokane
    3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
    SpokaneWA 99224
    (509)533-3500
    5.13 Mi | 8,624 students
  • Spokane Valley
    13518 E Indiana Avenue
    Spokane ValleyWA 99216
    (509)926-2900
    6.35 Mi | 328 students
  • Coeur d'Alene
    1000 West Garden Avenue
    Coeur d'AleneID 83814
    (208)769-3300
    26.15 Mi | 6,049 students
  • Moses Lake
    7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses LakeWA 98837
    (509)793-2222
    98.07 Mi | 1,840 students
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Did You Know?
For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,000 per year for in-state students and $7,107 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,169 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Washington community colleges have a 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. of 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Washington is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.