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New to College: Getting Started

If you

don't have any college credits, meet our general admission requirements and are ready to enroll at Spokane Community College (SCC), this is where you begin. Take a look at this information and then we’ll get you started on our free application process.

Not a New Student?

Have you attended SCC before? Visit our returning students section for more information.
Do you have college credit that needs to be transferred to SCC? Visit our transfer admissions page.

How to Become a New Student

The process of becoming a new student does not happen overnight. Depending on your circumstances, the process of application and registration can range from a few days to several weeks, or longer. Pay attention to the important dates where we list all our deadlines to make sure you have enough time enroll.
 

This content walks through vital information needed for the entire admissions and registration process. If you're ready you can complete the online application anytime.

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Admissions Requirements - Am I Eligible?

SCC has an “open door” admissions policy, meaning we accept any high school graduate or individual at least 18 years of age who has a certificate of educational competence like a high school diploma or GED.

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Research - What Should I Study?

The best way to get started is by exploring our areas of study, degree types, transfer options and more. Research is important because some areas of study have need-to-know details like specific starting dates and length of the program, which helps with financial aid and more.

Start Your Application Process

Follow these six steps to get started.

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