The Spokane Falls Community College is located west of Spokane in Washington. It was first incorporated in 1881 but it was only in 1961 that the community college opened its doors for more enrollees. Also known as The Falls, the college has a 113-acre campus that offers associate of arts or science degrees to students. Aside from associate degrees, SFCC also offers technical degrees as well as certificate programs such as prosthetic technician, physical therapy training and hearing instrument repairs.
On the other hand, the school is also considered as the center for performing arts in Washington and is highly regarded for its drama, music and fine arts program. Moreover, the school has an agreement with Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute that allow students from Japan to study in the US.
Aside from the science and engineering disciplines, Spokane Falls Community College also offer a growing number of direct transfer degrees to any four-year institution within the state. This is to ensure that students will be able to proceed to a bachelor’s degree without any problem. In fact, 60% of associate degree holders from Spokane Falls Community College get into a four-year college or university upon graduation.
On the other hand, the tuition fee rate for resident enrollees is $106 per credit hour while non-resident including international students need to pay $279 per credit hour. However, non-residents with operating fee waiver can get discounted tuition fee rate.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $15 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $2,700-$3,200
- Out-of-State: $7,600-$9,150
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $100-$120 per unit
- Out-of-State: $280-$330 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||69%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||59%||$6,188|
|Receiving Student Loans||24%||$4,359|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Spokane Falls Community College may provide services like:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
- Day care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how Spokane Falls Community College compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Spokane County and community colleges in Washington in total.
|Spokane Falls Community College||Spokane County||Washington|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
- Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 2013)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Spokane Falls Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Spokane Falls Community College.