Spokane Falls Community College

3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
Spokane, WA 99224-5288
Tel: (509)533-3500
5,970 students
Public institution
Spokane Falls Community College provides high-quality learning opportunities that are affordable and accessible.
School Highlights
Spokane Falls Community College serves 5,970 students (72% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 32:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is less than the state average of 41%.
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 173 teachers has declined by 53% over five years.
College Spokane Falls 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 173 staff
62 staff
Spokane Falls Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 5,970 has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,970 students 1,371 students
Spokane Falls Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
22:1
Spokane Falls Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 4,299 students
779 students
Spokane Falls Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,671 students
1,083 students
Spokane Falls Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Spokane Falls Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Spokane Falls Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
2%
5%
Spokane Falls Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
6%
20%
Spokane Falls Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
2%
15%
Spokane Falls Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
77%
49%
Spokane Falls Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
4%
3%
Spokane Falls Community College More (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
4%
6%
Spokane Falls Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
3%
1%
Spokane Falls Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
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. 0.40 0.70
Spokane Falls 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 Falls Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,702 $10,360
Spokane Falls Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68%
90%
Spokane Falls Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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
  • Interface College-Spokane
    Private for-profit
    91 students | 2.70 MiS 178 Stevens
    Spokane WA 99201
    (509)467-1727
    2.7091
  • 9,974 students | 5.10 Mi1810 North Greene Street
    Spokane WA 99217
    (509)533-8020
    5.109,974
  • 295 students | 11.50 Mi13518 E Indiana Avenue
    Spokane Valley WA 99216
    (509)926-2900
    11.50295
  • 6,049 students | 31.30 Mi1000 West Garden Avenue
    Coeur d'Alene ID 83814
    (208)769-3311
    31.306,049
  • 2,016 students | 93.30 Mi7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses Lake WA 98837
    (509)793-2222
    93.302,016
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.