Apply for Admission

Thank you for choosing Spokane Community College!

You must complete an Application for Admission form:

  • if you never attended SCC for credit classes
  • if more than three years have passed since you last applied

Apply early!

  • Fall 2015 admission application deadline: September 4, 2015
    Applications submitted after this date will automatically be processed for winter quarter.
  • Winter 2016 admission application deadline: December 14, 2015
    Applications submitted after this date will automatically be processed for spring quarter.
  • Spring 2016 admission application deadline: March 14, 2016
    Applications submitted after this date will automatically be processed for summer quarter.

Your registration appointment (registration access time) as a new student is based on the date you complete your admission requirements. Admission to SCC is contingent on achieving qualifying placement test scores (see testing requirements and information) or official college transcripts showing completion of English and math with a 2.0 or higher. To find out whether you can waive the placement test, refer to the Placement Options tab.

Please send transcripts to:

Spokane Community College
Attention: Transcript Dept.
MS 2151
1810 N. Greene St.
Spokane, WA 99217-5399

Individuals convicted of sex or kidnapping offenses are required to self-disclose such status to the Director of Student Development ((509) 533-7081) prior to admission as a condition of enrollment. Failure to comply may be grounds for denial of admission or expulsion from CCS.

Directions for Applying Online

If you are a U.S. citizen, Immigrant/Permanent Resident Alien, or a Refugee/Parolee Alien and would like to apply online, please follow these steps:

  • Complete our .
  • A $25 nonrefundable application fee is required:
    • if you have never attended credit classes;
    • if you have never paid an application fee at either SCC or SFCC.
  • If applicable, send the $25 application fee (check or money order only) along with your name and your college-assigned student identification number to:
    Spokane Community College
    Admissions Office, MS 2151
    1810 N. Greene St.
    Spokane, WA 99217-5399
    Note: Applying more than one time per quarter may delay your admission application process. Your application will take approximately two weeks to process from the date of submission.
  • Community Colleges of Spokane shares educational records within the district. By completing the online application you consent to sharing these records within CCS.

If you are not a U.S. citizen, please visit our International Programs site for more information.

Directions for Applying on Paper

If you are a U.S. citizen, Immigrant/Permanent Resident Alien, or a Refugee/Parolee Alien and would like to apply using a paper form, please visit the Office of Admissions in Building 15 on the SCC campus for assistance.

Spokane Community College
Admissions Office
MS 2151
1810 N. Greene St.
Spokane, WA 99217-5399

If you are not a U.S. citizen, please visit our International Programs site for more information.

If you have questions or problems with the application process, please contact SCCInfo.

Placement Options

You may be eligible to bypass placement testing based on your high school GPA and/or test scores. GPA and/or test scores must be within last three years:

ENGLISH 101 PLACEMENT

  • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • SAT score of 470 or higher (average reading and writing scores)
  • ACT score of 19 or higher (average English and reading scores)

MATH PLACEMENT

  • PRE-CALCULUS AGREEMENT
    • Transcript must show two consecutive semesters of Pre-Calc with a 3.0 or higher (no B-).

Please contact the Testing Center with any questions regarding alternative placement at (509) 533-7074.

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