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Commuity Colleges of Spokane: At a glance

CAMPUSES: 2012-13

Service area: 12,300 square miles, serving Spokane, Whitman, Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille and portions of Lincoln counties

Two college campuses:
Spokane Community College (est. 1963) -- 111 acres
Spokane Falls Community College (est. 1967) -- 113 acres

Six Spokane education centers:
Adult Education Center, Esmeralda Center, Hillyard Center, Lodge, Magnuson Center and Valley Center

Six rural education centers:
Colville, Inchelium, Ione, Newport, Pullman and Republic

TOTAL OPERATING BUDGET: 2012-13
 
$90,305,921
TUITION: 2013-14

$ 3,945.15 a year for a typical Washington resident student taking 15 credits each quarter for three quarters; other tuition packages may apply. (Does not include lab fees, books or supplies.)

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: 2012-13

Almost 37 percent of CCS students are considered economically disadvantaged.

Approximately one-half of all students attending CCS qualify for some type of financial aid.

$55,848,977 in financial aid was distributed in 2012-13.

In 2012-13, CCS Foundation awarded 1,196 scholarships -- valued at $385,243 -- to students attending SCC, SFCC and the IEL.
STUDENTS: 2012-13

Total enrollments 
  • 15,382 state-supported full-time students
  • 26,343 students by unduplicated headcount
Profile

Female  14,378 (55.5%)
Male   11,547 (45.5%)

Average age: 31.7 years

Transfer students  8,997 (34.2%)
Workforce training  11,689 (44.4%)
Basic skills  2,226 (8.5%)
Other  3,431 (13%)

First generation  11,222 (42.6%)
Veterans  1,381 (5.2%)
Working off campus  8,632 (34.2%)
With dependents  6,534 (34.7%)

Caucasian  17,539 (66.6%)
Hispanic  1,584 (6%)
Multi-racial  1, 189 (4.5%)
Asian  834 (3.2%)
African American  757 (2.9%)
Native American 441 (1.7%)
Other  807 (3%)
Not reported  3.191 (12.1%)

GRADUATES: June 2013

Associate of arts 1,004
Associate of science 22
Associate in applied science 1,051
Associate of fine arts 11
Professional certificates 781
High school completions 65
English as a Second Language 45
Running Start AA degrees 159

 
HEAD START

CCS operates one the state's largest early childhood education and child care programs, enrolling:
  • 635 children in Head Start programs
  • 670 children in Early Childhood Education and Assistance Programs (ECEAP)
  • 204 children in Early Head Start Programs
  • Programs available at 22 sites, including SCC and SFCC, throughout Spokane County
FACULTY & STAFF

581 full-time faculty
476 part-time faculty
51 administrators
81 professional-exempt staff
525 classified staff
313 hourly staff
544 student work-study