Skagit Valley College

Tel: (360)416-7600
4,452 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Skagit Valley College serves 4,452 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Skagit Valley College is the only community colleges within Skagit County, WA.
The nearest community college is Bellingham Technical College (24.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Skagit Valley College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,452 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,452 students
1,303 students
Skagit Valley College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,478 students
834 students
Skagit Valley College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,974 students
1,040 students
Skagit Valley College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Skagit Valley College sch enrollment Skagit Valley College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Skagit Valley College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
9%
7%
Skagit Valley College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
11%
Skagit Valley College Black (2006-2012)
% White
82%
66%
Skagit Valley College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Skagit Valley College More (2008-2012)
Skagit Valley College sch ethnicity Skagit Valley College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.32 0.44
Skagit Valley College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,900 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,400 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,900 $5,890
Skagit Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,400 $10,050
Skagit Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Skagit Valley College is, above all, a place where learning comes to life. Our faculty and staff dedicate themselves to providing high-quality education in a friendly atmosphere with personal attention provided to our students. We want to help you achieve your educational goals. SVC offers Associate in Arts General Studies, Associate in Arts General Studies (SOCNAV), Associate in Arts University College Transfer Degree (AAUCT), Associate in Business degree, Associate in Music degree, Associate in Science degree, Associate in Technical Arts degree (ATA), Associate in Visual Arts degree, Adult High School Diploma, Community College Diploma, Certificate of Educational Competence (GED) and Becoming a Teacher program.

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Did You Know?
For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,000 per year for in-state students and $7,107 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,101 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Washington is 65%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Washington community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.