Spokane Falls Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,102
2.41% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$7,117
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.47%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,795
67.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
29%
319 Graduates

About

Spokane Falls Community College is a higher education institution located in Spokane County, WA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Spokane Falls Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (677 degrees awarded), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (34 degrees), and General Business (32 degrees).

In 2022, 1,248 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Spokane Falls Community College. 66.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (880 degrees), 8.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (103 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Spokane Falls Community College is $3,102, which is $−5,010 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Spokane Falls Community College is $3,102, which is $−5,010 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,117.

In 2022, 54% of undergraduate students attending Spokane Falls Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,102
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Spokane Falls Community College was $3,102. The cost of tuition at Spokane Falls Community College is $−5,010 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,117
2022 Value
18.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Spokane Falls Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,117. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Spokane Falls Community College grew by 18.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,780
Room and Board
$1,134
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Spokane Falls Community College was of $9,780 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,134. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Spokane Falls Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.89% with respect to 2021, when 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.47%
2019 Default Rate
39
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Spokane Falls Community College was 3.47%, which represents 39 out of the 1124 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Spokane Falls Community College had a total enrollment of 3,795 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Spokane Falls Community College is 2,576 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,219. This means that 67.9% of students enrolled at Spokane Falls Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Spokane Falls Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70% White, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.09% Two or More Races, 2.56% Black or African American, 2.48% Asian, 1.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.922% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Spokane Falls Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.3%), followed by White Male (28.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.09%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Spokane Falls Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,795 students. The full-time enrollment at Spokane Falls Community College is 2,576 and the part-time enrollment is 1,219. This means that 67.9% of students enrolled at Spokane Falls Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
2015 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Spokane Falls Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Spokane Falls Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,656 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    394 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    269 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Spokane Falls Community College is 70% White, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 7.09% Two or More Races, 2.56% Black or African American, 2.48% Asian, 1.5% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.922% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 145 students (3.82%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 404 more women than men received degrees from Spokane Falls Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Spokane Falls Community College is white (880 degrees awarded). There were 8.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (103 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Spokane Falls Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (677 degrees awarded), followed by Early Childhood Education & Teaching (34 degrees) and General Business (32 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Spokane Falls Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Library Science (32 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (22 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (677 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Spokane Falls Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,586,083 people), Secondary school teachers (458,518 people), Education administrators (254,610 people), Special education teachers (188,041 people), and Preschool & kindergarten teachers (171,611 people).

The most specialized majors at Spokane Falls Community College in 2022 are Library Science (32 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (677 degrees), Education (169 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Spokane Falls Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Spokane Falls Community College are Library Science (32 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (677 degrees), Education (169 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Spokane Falls Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,762,548 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (256,545 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (128,489 people), Child day care services (101,427 people), and Computer Systems Design (74,329 people).

The most specialized majors at Spokane Falls Community College are Library Science (32 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (22 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (677 degrees), Education (169 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Spokane Falls Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 677 degrees awarded
  2. 34 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Spokane Falls Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 677 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

422
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
826
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 422 degrees were awarded to men at Spokane Falls Community College, which is 0.511 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (826).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 258 degrees were awarded to men at Spokane Falls Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.616 times less than the 419 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 419 degrees were awarded to men at Spokane Falls Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.62 times more than the 258 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (62.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Spokane Falls Community College is Male and Asian (62.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8.46% of graduates (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    880 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    103 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Spokane Falls Community College is white (880 degrees awarded). There were 8.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (103 degrees).

7.53% of degree recipients (94 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    601 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    279 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Spokane Falls Community College is white female (601 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (279 degrees).

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Operations

Spokane Falls Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $3.77M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−5.35%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Spokane Falls Community College had a total salary expenditure of 71.5M. Spokane Falls Community College employs 131 No academic ranks. Most academics at Spokane Falls Community College are Female No academic rank (68), and Male No academic rank (63).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spokane Falls Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 49 employees, Management, with 20 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

Endowment

$3.77M
2022 Endowment
3.74%
decline from 2021

Spokane Falls Community College has an endowment valued at about $3.77M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Spokane Falls Community College declined 3.74% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.44M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $19.8M - Federal
  2. $13.9M - State
  3. $95.2k - Local

As of 2022, Spokane Falls Community College received $19.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.9M from state grants and contracts, and $95.2k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$26.9M
2022 Salaries
0.609%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Spokane Falls Community College paid a median of $26.9M in salaries, which represents 37.7% of their overall expenditure ($71.5M) and a 0.609% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.96M
Instructional Salaries
131
Number of Employees

In 2022, Spokane Falls Community College paid a total of $9.96M to 131 employees working as instructors, which represents 37% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
131 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
49 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Spokane Falls Community College was No academic rank with 131 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Spokane Falls Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 49 employees, Management with 20 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Spokane Falls Community College was Female No academic rank with 68 employees, and Male No academic rank with 63 employees.

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