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 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Spokane Falls Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Spokane County, WA.
The nearest community college is Interface College-Spokane (2.70 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 8,624 has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 96% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,624 students 1,296 students
Spokane Falls Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
21:1
Spokane Falls Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,472 students
814 students
Spokane Falls Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,152 students
1,040 students
Spokane Falls Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Spokane Falls Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Spokane Falls Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Spokane Falls Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
6%
21%
Spokane Falls Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
15%
Spokane Falls Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
68%
51%
Spokane Falls Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
Spokane Falls Community College More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
15%
3%
Spokane Falls Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
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. 0.53 0.68
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 $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,489 $5,660
Spokane Falls Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,680 $10,250
Spokane Falls Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 69%
89%
Spokane Falls Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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.

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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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Washington is The Art Institute of Seattle. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.