Spokane Community College

Spokane, WA 99217

Located in Spokane, Washington, Spokane Community College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.

Spokane Community College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Spokane Community College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $2,688 and fees $705. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,625 and $1,113 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate54%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • ADN
  • LPN

    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:

    1. Submit documentation for required immunizations, including for measles, rubella, mumps, varicella, diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis within the required period of time
    2. Physical health examination including a current tuberculin skin test
    3. Vaccination for Hepatitis B is recommended but applicants have the option of signing a waiver
    4. Current CPR certification for Health Care Provides from the American Heart Association
    5. Criminal background check (to be completed annually during the whole period of enrollment)
    6. Proof of current medical insurance (to be renewed every quarter)
    7. Drug screening (if required for clinical practice placement)



     

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 20
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 108

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Spokane Community College

North Idaho College
26.15 miles away
Big Bend Community College
97.42 miles away
Walla Walla Community College
118.27 miles away
Wenatchee Valley College
139.53 miles away
Flathead Valley Community College
145.37 miles away
Blue Mountain Community College
154.05 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
09/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
11/01/2011 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$4,147

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$3,181
30k to 48k$4,686
48k to 75k$7,554
75k to 110k$9,891
Over 110k$10,448
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

36%

Recipients

$6,095

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

30%

Recipients

$4,040

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

21%

Recipients

$6,176

Average Amount

Student Population

10,100

Undergrads

0

Graduates

5,879

Women

4,221

Men

42%

Full-time

58%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
54%
Race/ethnicity unknown
35%
Hispanic
4%
Black/African American
2%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing