Spokane Falls Community College

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Founded in 1967, Spokane Falls Community College (abbreviated SFCC and locally referred to as “The Falls”) is one of three public colleges that belongs to the Community Colleges of Spokane district, which represents over 39,000 college level students throughout the region. The other schools in the district include the Institute for Extended Learning and Spokane Community College.

SFCC is two-year community college that awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, along with various career-oriented certificates. The college’s associate degrees are designed to prepare students for entry-level career positions or to transfer to a four-year university upon graduation to pursue a bachelor’s degree. SFCC’s certificate programs are designed to prepare students with the technical training and vocational knowledge they’ll need to pursue a career upon graduation. A few of the more popular programs at SFCC include physical therapy assisting, hearing instrument technology, and orthotic/prosthetic technology. The college also offers courses and programs for students interested in music, art, drama and design. In all, SFCC offers degrees and certificates in over 60 fields of study and disciplines.

Spokane Falls Community College is one of the few community colleges in the state to produce a student newspaper. The school also publishes the Communicator Online an online publication that for the last four years has placed among the top 10 community college newspaper publications in the United States.


In addition to a comprehensive academic offering, SFCC offers various intercollegiate and intramural sports including men’s baseball, basketball, and soccer. Women’s sports include soccer, volleyball, basketball and softball. Coed sports include track and field, tennis, golf and cross country.

General Information

Admission Office

3410 West Fort George Wright Drive

Spokane, WA 99224

(509) 533-3305

(888) 509-7944

Fax: (509) 533-3237

Vice President of Student Services
Main Address

3410 West Fort George Wright Drive

Spokane, WA 99224

(509) 533-3500


Total undergrads: 5,783

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,783


Suburban 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 requirements:

Interview required

Admission to college does not guarantee acceptance to every program. ASSET test required for placement.

Degree and Certificate Programs

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial Photography A,C
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Interior Design A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Fashion Merchandising A
International Business A
Management Information Systems A,C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Clerical Services A,C
Office Management A
Real Estate C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A
Web/Multimedia Design A
Word Processing C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C


Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Special Education A
Teacher Assistance A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management C

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
Sign Language Interpretation A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Health Services – General A
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Records Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Orthotics/Prosthetics A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Prenursing A
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Flight Attendance C
Transportation & Materials Moving – General 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.

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