Spokane Falls Community College

Spokane Falls Community College

Spokane Falls Community College, also called SFCC, is located in Spokane, WA and is part of the Community Colleges of Spokane. The college is also known as 'The Falls'. It was established in the year 1967. The campus is spread across an area of over 100 acres and includes the Spokane falls stadium and Sasquatch baseball field. SFCC offers programs for students seeking an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree. More than 65% of SFCC students later transfer to a four-year institution.

SFCC's athletic department is home to many men's and women's sports teams. They participate in various sports such as baseball, basketball, soccer, and golf. They compete in the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NACC) and are nicknamed Bigfoot. The Communicator is the bi-weekly student produced newspaper.

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Spokane Falls Community College
3410 W Fort Geo Wright Dr
Spokane , WA 99224-5288
General Phone: (509) 533-3500

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Spokane Falls Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts695liberal arts and sciences, library assistant
Office and Administration95data entry, office management, general office occupations
Therapy and Counseling70communication disorders services, physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling, mental and social health services
Business and Management42business, business management, small business management, banking, marketing, marketing studies, fashion merchandising
Design37interior design
Computer Science and Engineering33web design, computer networking, computer security, computer support
Photography and Commercial Art27commercial art, commercial photography
Nursing and Emergency Medicine26home health aide, health aides
Education and Teaching22early childhood education, teacher aide
Production Trades20upholsterer
Science16physical sciences
Medical Support and Technology7orthotist/prosthetist
Media5recording arts tech
Engineering Technician4computer systems tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3sports and fitness management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree93728
Award of less than 1 academic year738
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9212

Spokane Falls Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Spokane Falls Community College had a total enrollment of 9,623 students (6,217 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 3%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 14%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 19%
20-21 13%
22-24 10%
25-29 10%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 10%
65+ 11%

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


Spokane Falls Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 35 %

Spokane Falls 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 Falls 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 Falls Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 954400)

Spokane Falls Community College Faculty

Spokane Falls Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1620
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2431

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year90$54,13196$53,085
All faculty totalacademic year90$54,13196$53,085

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

Spokane Falls Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports112334

Spokane Falls Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Fashion Merchandising
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Systems Security
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician

Recording Arts Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades

Physical Sciences

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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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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