Spokane Falls Community College

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School Overview

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.

Spokane Falls Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (509) 533-3500
Website: https://sfcc.spokane.edu/
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://sfcc.spokane.edu/Apply-Now
Address: 3410 W Fort George Wright Dr, Spokane, WA 99224-5288
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,023
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,444 (49% 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: 61%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,121

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

Spokane Falls Community College Programs

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

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 451
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 111
Education 33
Engineering 3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 36
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Library Science 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Physical Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 23
Grand total 17302

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Spokane Falls 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 595 61%
Grant or scholarship aid 484 50% $6,121
Student loan aid 241 25% $4,908

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,338 45% $5,761
Federal student loans 1,202 23% $5,719

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Spokane Falls 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 Falls 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 Falls Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 5,023
Undergraduate enrollment 5,023
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 Falls Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*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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