Spokane Falls Community College

  • Spokane Falls Community College provides high-quality learning opportunities that are affordable and accessible.

School Highlights

Spokane Falls Community College serves 5,023 students (70% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 418 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Spokane Falls 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 Faculty418 staff353 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Spokane Falls Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Spokane Falls Community College diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,023 students4,700 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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# Full-Time Students3,518 students2,313 students
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# Part-Time Students1,505 students2,387 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
7%
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% Hispanic
8%
15%
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% Black
3%
5%
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% White
61%
47%
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% Two or more races
6%
8%
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% Non Resident races
4%
4%
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% Unknown races
15%
12%
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Diversity Score0.590.73
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College Completion Rate
22%
30%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,500$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 Aid61%64%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,750$6,267
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Source: 2020 (or 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

The nearest community college to Spokane Falls Community College is Spokane Community College (5.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 10,225 students | 5.30 Mi1810 North Greene Street
    Spokane, WA 99217
    (509) 533-7000
    5.3010,225
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    Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
    (208) 769-3300
    31.305,068
  • 2,131 students | 93.20 Mi7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses Lake, WA 98837
    (509) 793-2222
    93.202,131
  • 3,671 students | 116.80 Mi500 Tausick Way
    Walla Walla, WA 99362
    (509) 522-2500
    116.803,671
  • 7,280 students | 125.40 Mi2600 N 20th Ave
    Pasco, WA 99301
    (509) 547-0511
    125.407,280
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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.