Spokane Community College: Narrative Description

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1810 North Greene St.
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
Tel: (509)533-7000; Admissions: (509)434-5240; Fax: (509)533-8839; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.scc.spokane.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1963. Setting: 108-acre urban campus. Endowment: $33,508. Educational spending 2002-03: $3087 per student. Total enrollment: 7,258. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. Students come from 5 states and territories, 20 other countries, 17% from out-of-state, 3% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 2% black, 3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.5% international, 40% 25 or older. Retention: 35% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $2134 Full-time, $65.90 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3193 full-time. Mandatory fees: $367 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 25 open to all. Most popular organizations: VICA, Delta Epsilon Chi, Intercultural Student Organization, Rho Beta Psi, Student Awareness League. Major annual events: Spring Fling, Celebration of Cultures, Job Fair. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Learning Resources Center plus 1 other with 38,967 books, 466 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $786,010. 700 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See Spokane Falls Community College.

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