Spokane Community College

1810 North Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
Tel: (509)533-8020
9,974 students
Public institution
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 9,974 students (48% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the state community college average of 32:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Spokane Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Spokane County, WA.
The nearest community college is Interface College-Spokane (3.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 271 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
College 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
Total Faculty 271 staff
62 staff
Spokane Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 9,974 has grown by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,974 students 1,371 students
Spokane Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
Spokane Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 4,757 students
779 students
Spokane Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 5,217 students
1,083 students
Spokane Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Spokane Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Spokane Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Spokane Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Spokane Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Spokane Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Spokane Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Spokane Community College More (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
Spokane Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
Spokane Community College Non Resident (2007-2014)
Spokane 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. 0.37 0.70
Spokane Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,512 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,702 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,512 $5,664
Spokane Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,702 $10,360
Spokane Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83%
Spokane Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Interface College-Spokane
    Private for-profit
    91 students | 3.20 MiS 178 Stevens
    Spokane WA 99201
  • 5,970 students | 5.10 Mi3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
    Spokane WA 99224
  • 295 students | 6.30 Mi13518 E Indiana Avenue
    Spokane Valley WA 99216
  • 6,049 students | 26.20 Mi1000 West Garden Avenue
    Coeur d'Alene ID 83814
  • 2,016 students | 98.10 Mi7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses Lake WA 98837
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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Washington is The Art Institute of Seattle. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.