Office of Institutional Research

Graduates (2010-2011)*

Degrees and Certificates Awarded: 1,863
****Students Completing Programs: 1,494
Employment Rate of Students Who
Complete Programs:
73%
Students Who Successfully Transferred: 359

Faculty and Staff (2010-2011)*

Teaching Faculty: 314
Non-Teaching Faculty: 24
Classified: 145
Administrative: 12
Professional/Technical: 16
Total: 510

Service Area

In conjunction with the Spokane Falls Community College and the Institute for Extended Learning, SCC serves a 12,302 square mile region in Eastern Washington extending from the Canadian border to the Oregon border. This region includes all of Spokane, Stevens, Whitman, Ferry, Pend Oreille Counties, and portions of Lincoln County.

Main Campus

The campus includes 23 administrative, academic, and support buildings located on 148 acres next to the Spokane River midway between the cities of Spokane and Spokane Valley.

Off-Campus

An additional 10 acres is utilized for off-campus facilities to house:

  • Apprenticeship and Journeyman Training Center
  • Aviation Hangar at Felts Field airport
  • Central Receiving

Accreditation

SCC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Visit the Accreditation page.

Tuition (2010-2011)

Approximate annual (assumes 15 credits per quarter for three quarters): $3,497
(Does not include lab fees, books or supplies)

Programs of Study Offered

SCC currently offers 99 associate degrees and 100 professional certificates in 126 programs of study.
(For details on programs, degrees, and certificates, see Programs.)

The estimated employment rate of SCC professional-technical students is over 80% for students who complete their program, and over 70% for those who attend a program, even if they don't complete it.

Student Profile (2010-2011)*

(For more detailed Student Profile reports, see Student Profiles in the Institutional Research area.)

  State
Supported
Contract &
Self-Support

All Students
Annual FTE Students: 6,546398 6,943
Annual Head Count: 10,928 2,001 12,929

Student Demographics

Self-Reported Ethnicity:
SCC
Students

Percent
**Service Area
Population
African American 266 2.6% 1.5%
Asian 236 2.3% 2.3%
Caucasian 8,186 81.5% 88.8%
Hispanic 559 5.6% 2.9%
Multi-Racial 400 4.0% 0.8%
Native American 215 2.1% 2.0%
Other 135 1.3% 1.2%
Pacific Islander or Hawaiian 52 0.5% 0.4%
Sex:
Female 5,476 49.4%
Male 5,610 50.6%
Age:
Average 29.3
Median 26.5
Tuition Status:
Resident 7,85670.0%
Apprenticeship 1,395 12.4%
Non-Resident, Operating Fee Waiver 653 5.8%
Military: Vet, Dep, Spouse; Police, Fire 32 0.3%
Over 18 credit, exempt, Resident 633 5.6%
Running Start 298 2.7%
Refugees 9 0.1%
State Employee 26 0.2%
I-BEST 15 0.1%
Senior Citizen 15 0.1%
National Guard 6 0.1%
Athletic Waivers 0 0.0%
Attend Full-Time (12 or more credits): 7,349 65.5%
Attend Part-Time: 3,871 34.5%
Why Do Students Attend SCC?
Workforce Training 7,89870.4%
Transfer to Another College 2,943 26.2%
Other 315 2.8%
Basic Skills Training 64 0.6%
Sources:
* Unless otherwise noted, data in these sections was obtained from
SBCTC Academic Year Report.
** U.S. Census 2010
*** CCS Fall Student Profile for SCC
**** Some students complete certificate programs and degree programs
in the same year.
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