Spokane Community College

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School Overview

Spokane Community College (SCC) was founded in 1963 and is a member of the Community Colleges of Spokane, a community college system comprised of three institutions which serve the education needs of nearly 40,000 students in Eastern Washington.

SCC offers various education programs designed for aspiring career-professionals and higher education minded students. Two-year liberal arts associate degrees are available for students intent on transfering to four-year college or university upon graduation and the community college offers a comprehensive selection of two-year technical degrees and one to two-year certificates in a various professional fields, including business, IT, hospitality, sciences, transportation, industrial manufacturing, culinary arts and management, and health services and sciences. Of all the community colleges in the state of Washington, SCC has one of the largest selections of health sciences courses and programs.

The SCC campus is located on a 150-acre plot in east Spokane situated along the Spokane River. It is home to over 25 buildings, which include student facilities, administration offices, and academic classrooms and centers. In addition to its 150-acre main campus, SCC also has another 10-acres that are home several off-campus facilities, which include a aviation hangar and technical training center.

General Information

Admission Office

1810 North Greene Street

Spokane, WA 99217-5399

(509) 533-8860

(800) 248-5644

Fax: (509) 533-8860

Contact: Doug Jones

Dean of Student Services for Enrollment Services
Main Address

1810 North Greene Street

Spokane, WA 99217-5399

(509) 533-7000


Total undergrads: 7,005

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,121

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,211


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $15
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to college does not guarantee acceptance into every program. ASSET used for placement.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Greenhouse Management A
Horticultural Services A
Horticulture, Ornamental C
Plant/Nursery Operations A
Soil Science and Agronomy A
Turf Management A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry A,C
Management Information Systems A
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A
Sales/Selling Skills A
Vehicle Parts/Accessories Marketing A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A

Construction Trades

Carpentry A,C
Power/Electric Transmission A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies A,C
Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Hydraulics/Fluid Power A
Robotics A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance A,C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing – Practical C
Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services A
Pharmacy Assistance A,C
Recreational Therapy A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A
Ward Clerk A,C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Aircraft Mechanics A
Auto Body Repair A
Diesel Mechanics A
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forest Resources Production A
Forestry – General A
Water/Wetlands/Marine Management A
Wildlife/Wilderness Management A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology A,C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A,C
Fire Services Administration A
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A
Security/Loss Prevention A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Spokane Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (509) 533-7000
Website: https://scc.spokane.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://scc.spokane.edu/Admissions/Apply.aspx
Address: 1810 North Greene Street, Spokane, WA 99217-5399
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 10,225
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 7,401 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,634
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,881
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 76%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,199

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Spokane Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Spokane Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 54
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 107
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 62
Construction Trades 3
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 68
Health Professions and Related Programs 9131
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 65
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 23
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 32
Precision Production 41
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Grand total 60551

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Spokane Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,634
Out-of-state $4,881
Books and supplies $1,134

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 604 76%
Grant or scholarship aid 530 67% $6,199
Student loan aid 262 33% $5,054

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,471 33% $6,104
Federal student loans 1,909 18% $6,037

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Spokane Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Spokane Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Spokane Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 10,225
Undergraduate enrollment 10,225
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Spokane Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
  • American Optometric Association, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
    • Optometry (OPTT) - Technician programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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