Spokane Community College

Spokane Community College

Spokane Community College, also known as SCC, is located in Spokane, Washington, United States. It is part of the Community Colleges of Spokane. The main campus consists of over 20 administrative, academic, and support buildings. It is spread across an area of over 145 acres. It also operates an off-campus location that is spread across an area of 10 acres.

SCC offers more than 60 career and technical degree and certificate programs to prepare students for the job market. It also provides over 95 associate degrees and more than 90 professional certificates in over 100 programs of study.

SCC fields various men's and women's sports teams includding baseball, basketball, soccer, and tennis. Their official mascot is Bigfoot.

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Spokane Community College
1810 North Greene Street
Spokane , WA 99217-5399
General Phone: (509) 533-8020

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Spokane Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts324liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine259EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology217dental assistant, medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, health diagnostic professions, ...
Business and Management93business, business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, banking, marketing
Engineering Technician90civil engineering tech, electronics tech, biomedical tech, electromechanical tech, mechanical engineering tech, construction engineering tech, hydraulics tech, CAD and design
Mechanics and Repair89HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Construction Trades86carpentry, power transmission, electrician
Beauty and Cosmetology67cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
Medical Administration61health unit coordinator, medical records tech, medical transcription, medical receptionist, medical secretary
Production Trades60machinist, welding, precision metal working
Computer Science and Engineering56data processing tech, web design, network management
Office and Administration28executive secretary, receptionist, general office occupations
Security and Law Enforcement27corrections, criminal justice and police, fire services administration, fire-fighting
Cooking and Culinary Arts25pastry, chef training
Therapy and Counseling20massage therapy
Law19legal secretary, legal assistant
Conservation and Resource Management15wetlands management, forest technology, wildlife management
Landscaping and Horticulture15ornamental horticulture, greenhouse operations, turf management, soil science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7parks and recreation management
Hospitality4hotel management
Education and Teaching1elementary school teaching
Transportation1ground transportation

Number of programs and degrees for Spokane Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,04658
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years38324
Award of less than 1 academic year13511

Spokane Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Spokane Community College had a total enrollment of 6,961 students (6,403 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 17%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 17%
20-21 15%
22-24 15%
25-29 18%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

State unknown2%

Spokane Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 36 %

Spokane Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Spokane, Washington for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Washington Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Spokane Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,270
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,421
Books and supplies $ 924

Financial Aid:
Spokane Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 379300)

Spokane Community College Faculty

Spokane Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2730
Non-tenured and not on tenure track36

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year102$55,57987$54,597
All faculty totalacademic year102$55,57987$54,597

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Spokane Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports2810

Spokane Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Construction Trades
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Greenhouse Operations and Management
Ornamental Horticulture
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Optometric Technician/Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Precision Metal Working, Other
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Fire Services Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

Ground Transportation, Other

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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