Spokane Community College

  • 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 10,225 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is same as the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 53%.

Top Rankings

Spokane Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Washington for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 766 teachers has grown by 109% over five years.
Spokane Community College(WA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's DominantBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty766 staff353 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Spokane Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
The Spokane Community College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment10,225 students4,700 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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# Full-Time Students4,231 students2,313 students
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# Part-Time Students5,994 students2,387 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
5%
15%
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% Black
2%
5%
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% White
47%
47%
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% Two or more races
3%
8%
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% Non Resident races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
40%
12%
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Diversity Score0.620.73
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College Completion Rate
26%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,600$36,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,512 is less than the state average of $4,058. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,702 is more than the state average of $7,211. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,512$4,058
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,702$7,211
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%64%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,740$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,434$6,267
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Source: 2020 (or 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

The nearest community college to Spokane Community College is Spokane Falls Community College (5.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 5,023 students | 5.30 Mi3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
    Spokane, WA 99224
    (509) 533-3500
    5.305,023
  • 5,068 students | 26.10 Mi1000 West Garden Avenue
    Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
    (208) 769-3300
    26.105,068
  • 2,131 students | 98.10 Mi7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses Lake, WA 98837
    (509) 793-2222
    98.102,131
  • 3,671 students | 118.60 Mi500 Tausick Way
    Walla Walla, WA 99362
    (509) 522-2500
    118.603,671
  • 7,280 students | 128.70 Mi2600 N 20th Ave
    Pasco, WA 99301
    (509) 547-0511
    128.707,280
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Did You Know?
For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,058 per year for in-state students and $7,211 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,532 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Washington community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Washington is Highline College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.