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 31:1.
  • 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 51% over five years.
Spokane Falls Community College (WA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 173 staff 138 staff
Spokane Falls Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,970 has declined by 29% 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 state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,970 students 3,682 students
Spokane Falls Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1 31:1
Spokane Falls Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 4,299 students 2,087 students
Spokane Falls Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 1,671 students 1,890 students
Spokane Falls Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Spokane Falls Community College Enrollment Breakdown WA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Spokane Falls Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2015)
% Asian
Spokane Falls Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Spokane Falls Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Spokane Falls Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Spokane Falls Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Spokane Falls Community College More (2009-2015)
% Non Resident races
Spokane Falls Community College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
Spokane Falls Community College Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups 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 0.62
Spokane Falls Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,467 is less than the state average of $3,898. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,657 is equal to the state average of $8,657. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,467 $3,898
Spokane Falls Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,657 $8,657
Spokane Falls Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68% 72%
Spokane Falls Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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
    Pivate, for profit
    91 students | 2.70 MiS 178 Stevens
    Spokane WA  99201
  • 9,974 students | 5.10 Mi1810 North Greene Street
    Spokane WA  99217
  • 295 students | 11.50 Mi13518 E Indiana Avenue
    Spokane Valley WA  99216
  • 6,049 students | 31.30 Mi1000 West Garden Avenue
    Coeur d'Alene ID  83814
  • 2,016 students | 93.30 Mi7662 Chanute St NE
    Moses Lake WA  98837
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Did You Know?
For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,898 per year for in-state students and $8,657 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,683 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 lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Washington is South Seattle College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.