Spokane Falls Community College
Spokane, WA 99224-5288


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 5,639
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 6%
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Spokane Falls Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Spokane Falls Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,625 and in-state students paid $2,688.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 64% of Spokane Falls Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 40% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,856 (which is 13% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Spokane Falls Community College in 2016-2017, was 287, which is 23% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,044 (which is 4.9% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Spokane Falls Community College has enrolled a total of 5,639 students (3,965 students full-time and 1,674 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,639 students, 599 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,020 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 69%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%

Hispanic: 8%

Two or more races: 3%

Black/African American: 3%

Asian: 3%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Spokane Falls Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 41% 1,235
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 313 99
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 9% 267
Visual And Performing Arts 5% 144
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 104
Education 2% 72
Communications Technologies/technicians And Support Services 2% 69
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 2% 47
Library Science 1% 41 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 1% 18

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Spokane Falls Community College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Spokane Falls Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $26,500. Last year, out of the total 3,552 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,771 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,153 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,156 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $26,500 $30,900
Employment Rate 78% 76%
Total Graduates 3,552 4,153

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Spokane Falls Community College.

University of Idaho
68.7 mile away
Lewis-Clark State College
89.7 mile away