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Student Fees Explained

The amount you pay to attend Spokane Community College is based the current tuition and fees set by the Washington State Legislature and the Community College of Spokane. On this page, we'll break down the fees. If you're looking for tuition amounts visit how much does it cost?

What Are Fees?

Tuition and fees, as defined by the Washington Legislature, includes operating fees, building fees, student services and activities fees. The Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) charges certain mandatory fees in addition to tuition. Currently, students are required to pay the following fees:

Registration Fee
Student-voted Technology Fee
Student-voted Comprehensive Fee
Student-voted Bus Pass Fee
$20 per quarter
$4.00 per credit up to $40 per quarter
$40.00 per quarter
$22.00 per quarter

 

Other Fees and Program Specific Fees

Beyond the general student fees associated with enrollment at SCC, students may be subject to placement testing fees, transcript request fees, tuition installment payment plan fees and program specific fees. 

Some programs and courses require addidiontal fees including lab fees, Washington State Patrol background check fee, liability insurance for certain programs and more. Be sure to check your chosen area of study for specific fee information.

Other fees for campus services such as I.D. card replacement, printing on-campus, transcripts fees, parking passes and fines may apply.

How Are Fees Created?

Most fees are created by a vote from the student body. These votes are orchestrated by the SCC student government. Other fees are assesed according to the CCS policies and procedures.