Spokane Community College

1810 North Greene Street
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
Tel: (509)533-8020
  • 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 31:1.
  • 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 3 community colleges within Spokane County, WA.
  • The nearest community college to Spokane Community College is Interface College-Spokane (3.2 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 271 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Spokane Community College(WA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty271 staff145 staff
Spokane Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Spokane Community College has grown by 51% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Spokane Community College diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 44% over five years.
Total Enrollment9,974 students4,463 students
Spokane Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:131:1
Spokane Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,757 students2,353 students
Spokane Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students5,217 students2,110 students
Spokane Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Spokane Community College Enrollment Breakdown WA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Spokane Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
7%
Spokane Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
5%
10%
Spokane Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
4%
Spokane Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
79%
59%
Spokane Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
5%
5%
Spokane Community College More (2009-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
6%
Spokane Community College Non Resident (2008-2016)
% Unknown races
5%
7%
Spokane Community College Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.62
Spokane Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
26%
31%
Spokane Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,600$36,300
Spokane Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,512 is less than the state average of $4,032. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,702 is more than the state average of $7,264. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,512$4,032
Spokane Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,702$7,264
Spokane Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%71%
Spokane Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$16,750$11,000
Spokane Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,300$5,833
Spokane Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Interface College-Spokane
    Private, for profit
    91 students | 3.20 MiS 178 Stevens
    Spokane WA  99201
    (509)467-1727
    3.2091
  • 5,970 students | 5.10 Mi3410 W Fort George Wright Dr
    Spokane WA  99224
    (509)533-3500
    5.105,970
  • 6,049 students | 26.20 Mi1000 West Garden Avenue
    Coeur D Alene ID  83814
    (208)769-3311
    26.206,049
  • 2,016 students | 98.10 Mi7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses Lake WA  98837
    (509)793-2222
    98.102,016
  • 10,536 students | 118.50 Mi500 Tausick Way
    Walla Walla WA  99362
    (509)522-2500
    118.5010,536
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Did You Know?
For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,032 per year for in-state students and $7,264 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,830 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Washington community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Washington is South Seattle College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.