Spokane Community College
Spokane Community College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Spokane.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 10,014 students attend the school. Every year 26% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Spokane Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,747, and fees were $713. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,684 and $1,129 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students10,014|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Spokane Community College Nursing program offers an Applied Associate of Science Degree to prepare students for entry level nursing practice in a diverse range of healthcare settings. The program is approved by the Washington Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission.
The program allows for different exit points with students being able to take the state exam to qualify as a Nursing Assistant Certificate. Students who complete the second quarter are eligible to qualify as Nurse Technicians, after the completion of four quarters in the program students have the option to apply to sit for licensure as practical nurses.
Students who complete the seven quarters of the program will graduate with an AAS degree and are eligible to apply for the National Licensure Council examination.
Admission Requirements: Students are expected to submit all official transcripts and diplomas and to complete general education and science requirements. Applicants will be advised in regards to placement after transcripts have been reviewed by the Health Science counselor.
Students accepted into the program are required to meet with the following requirements:
- Submit documentation for required immunizations, including for measles, rubella, mumps, varicella, diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis within the required period of time
- Physical health examination including a current tuberculin skin test
- Vaccination for Hepatitis B is recommended but applicants have the option of signing a waiver
- Current CPR certification for Health Care Provides from the American Heart Association
- Criminal background check (to be completed annually during the whole period of enrollment)
- Proof of current medical insurance (to be renewed every quarter)
- Drug screening (if required for clinical practice placement)
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||1|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
09/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
11/01/2011 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$103/credit|
|In State Students||$103/credit|
|Out of State Students||$280/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 73% of Spokane Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||6%||$1,879|
|State Grant & Scholarships||49%||$2,902|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||11%||$969|
|Federal Student Loans||36%||$5,784|
$4,880Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$3,563|
|$30,001 to $48,000$4,467|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,091|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,489|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.