CCS fast facts

SERVICE AREA

12,302 square miles, serving Spokane, Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille and portions of Lincoln Counties in eastern Washington
CAMPUSES (Fall 2011)

Spokane Community College
111 acres

4,546 full-time students (taking 12 or more credits)

Students’ average age: 29.2 years
 
Spokane Falls Community College
113 acres

4,338 full-time students (taking 12 or more credits)

Students’ average age: 25.6 years
 
Institute for Extended Learning
Offering credit and noncredit community college classes at more than 100 locations throughout Eastern Washington

2,009 full-time students (taking 12 or more credits)
Students’ average age: 40.8 years
 
Total enrollment

Full-time students (taking 12 or more credits): 10,814

Students by unduplicated headcount: 18,058
STUDENTS

Academically disadvantaged 
20% (SCC) | 19% (SFCC) | 49.9% (IEL)

Economically disadvantaged 
48.1% (SCC) | 38.2% (SFCC) | 8.7% (IEL)

Students with documented disabilities        
3.6% (SCC) | 4.3% (SFCC) | 2.6% (IEL)
 
Single parents
17,.4% (SCC) |9.6% (SFCC) | 13.8% (IEL)

Veterans
6.8% (SCC) | 5.6% (SFCC) | 0.9% (IEL)

Transfer
25.7% (SCC) | 67.6% (SFCC) | 20.8% (IEL)

Workforce training
71.5% (SCC) | 26.9% (SFCC) | 24.7% (IEL)
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Almost one-half of all students attending CCS qualify for some type of financial aid.
 
On average, more than $50 million in financial aid is distributed to CCS students annually.
 
CCS Foundation awarded scholarships to 1,196 students, totalling $393,586, for the 2011-12 school year.
GRADUATES (as of May 2012)

AA/Transfer and associate of fine arts degrees: 1,130

AAS degrees, professional certificates and third-year diplomas: 1,540


Adult education certificates (GED, ESL, High School Completion, etc.): 593
FACULTY & STAFF (Fall 2010)

Full-time faculty: 620

Part-time faculty: 496

Administrators: 55

Professional/exempt: 94
 
Classified: 561

Part-time hourly staff: 377  
SERVICES FOR CHILDREN
Community Colleges of Spokane operates one of the state’s largest early childhood education and child care programs, enrolling
 
  • 669 children in Head Start programs at nine sites
  • 643 children in the state’s Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) at 16 sites
  • 210 children in Early Head Start programs at seven sites.
In addition, more than 300 families are enrolled in 11 Parent Cooperative Preschool s coordinated through the Institute for Extended Learning
 
TUITION (2011-12)
$3,372 annually for a full-time student taking 15 credits for three quarters; other tuition schedules may apply. (Does not include fees, books, supplies, transportation or living expenses).
OPERATING BUDGET (2010-11):     $85.71 million