Spokane Falls Community College

3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
Spokane, WA 99224
Tel: (509)533-3500
8,624 students
Public institution
Spokane Falls Community College provides high-quality learning opportunities that are affordable and accessible.
School Highlights:
Spokane Falls Community College serves 8,624 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Spokane Falls Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Spokane County, WA.
The nearest community college is Interface College-Spokane (2.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 220 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Spokane Falls 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
59 staff
Spokane Falls Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,624 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,624 students
1,282 students
Spokane Falls Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
Spokane Falls Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
4,472 students
810 students
Spokane Falls Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,152 students
1,017 students
Spokane Falls Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Spokane Falls Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Spokane Falls Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Spokane Falls Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Spokane Falls Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Spokane Falls Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Spokane Falls Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Spokane Falls Community College More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
Spokane Falls Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Spokane Falls Community College non_resident (2006-2013)
Spokane Falls Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.29 0.53
Spokane Falls Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,489 is less than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,489 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,680 $10,294
Spokane Falls Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 69%
Spokane Falls Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Spokane Falls Community College is located in Spokane, Washington. It is situated above the Spokane River on a 113-acre site, with lush trees and expansive lawns. This secluded and unique setting is enhanced with views of distant scenery of neighboring Riverside State Park and the Centennial Trail. The college offers comprehensive academic transfer, professional/technical, developmental, basic skills, and continuing education programs; provides comprehensive student support services; serves diverse communities; increasing flexible and innovative educational opportunities; becomes an active partner in promoting community services of an educational, cultural, and recreational nature; and contributes to the economic well-being of the communities we serve. SFCC is a comprehensive community college offering a strong liberal arts program for those seeking an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree. We also have state of the art professional-technical programs designed to prepare you to enter the world of work or upgrade skills in order to keep up with a changing workplace. You can even begin training to become a commercial airplane pilot at SFCC. Our courses and programs have fully equipped laboratories and state-of-the-art equipment. Other learning resources include the library with 30 computer workstations; 10 computer labs, including a comprehensive Math Learning Center, a 200-station Computing Resource Center, and the International Language Center. In 1995, our Technical Arts Building opened with a Competency-based Education Resource Center, Graphic Design Learning labs, and an electronic classroom. The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Spokane Interface College-Spokane
    Private for-profit
    S 178 Stevens
    Spokane, WA 99201
    2.7  Mi  |  45  students
  • Spokane Spokane Community College
    1810 North Greene Street
    Spokane, WA 99217
    5.1  Mi  |  6236  students
  • Spokane Valley ITT Technical Institute-Spokane Valley
    Private for-profit
    13518 E Indiana Avenue
    Spokane Valley, WA 99216
    11.5  Mi  |  328  students
  • Coeur d'Alene North Idaho College
    1000 West Garden Avenue
    Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
    31.3  Mi  |  6049  students
  • Moses Lake Big Bend Community College
    7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses Lake, WA 98837
    93.3  Mi  |  1840  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 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Washington is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.