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SFCC Accreditation

Spokane Falls Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

  • Washington Community College District 17 (Community Colleges of Spokane) includes Spokane Community College (SCC), Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC) and the Institute for Extended Learning (IEL). SCC and SFCC are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Many individual programs also are accredited by additional professional accrediting associations.
  • Students enrolled in credit programs at Institute for Extended Learning Centers earn their certificates and degrees through SFCC or SCC.
  • Completion of a certificate or degree program at the Institute for Extended Learning, Spokane Community College or Spokane Falls Community College does not guarantee job placement.
  • Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) operates under the jurisdiction of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges and is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges and the Washington Association of Community and Technical Colleges.
  • Spokane Community College and Spokane Falls Community College are approved to participate in Federal Title IV, Washington State Financial Aid and Title 38 Veterans Educational Benefit programs. Institute for Extended Learning centers are approved as additional locations through the two colleges for students enrolled in eligible degree or certificate programs.

2013 NWCCU Reaffirmation Letter

2013 Self-Evaluation Report

2012 NWCCU Reaffirmation Letter

2011 SFCC Year One Report

2008 NWCCU Interim Report

2008 NWCCU Reaffirmation Letter

2008 Five-year Interim Report

2003 NWCCU Final Report
This represents the report on accreditation provided by the NWCCU following an October 2003 visit.

2003 NWCCU Commendations and 2003 NWCCU Recommendations
These represent commendations and recommendations issued by NWCCU after the October 2003 accreditation visit.


Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
8060 165th Avenue NE, Suite 100
Redmond, WA 98052-3981
Telephone: (425) 558-4224
Fax: (425) 376-0596