Skagit Valley College

Tel: (360)416-7600
4,435 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Skagit Valley College serves 4,435 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 28%.
Skagit Valley College is the only community colleges within Skagit County County, WA.
The nearest community college is Bellingham Technical College (24.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 156 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Skagit Valley College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 156 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,435 teachers has declined by 14% 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 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,435 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
2,452 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 1,983 students
1,024 students
Skagit Valley College sch enrollment Skagit Valley College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
12%
7%
% Black
2%
12%
% White
72%
57%
% Two or more races
4%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,700 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,940
Skagit Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,700 $10,047
Skagit Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 136 115
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 58%
89%
Source: 2013 (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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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Bellingham Bellingham Technical College
    Public
    3028 Lindbergh Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)752-7000
    24.5  Mi  |  2144  students
  • Bellingham Whatcom Community College
    Public
    237 W Kellogg Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    3603833000
    26  Mi  |  4498  students
  • Everett Everett Community College
    Public
    2000 Tower Street
    Everett, WA 98201
    (425)388-9100
    30.1  Mi  |  6967  students
  • Everett ITT Technical Institute-Everett
    Private for-profit
    1615 75th Street Sw Suite 220
    Everett, WA 98203
    (425)583-0200
    35.1  Mi  |  313  students
  • Everett Everest College-Everett
    Private for-profit
    906 SE Everett Mall Parkway 6th Floor
    Everett, WA 98208
    (425)789-7960
    36.7  Mi  |  457  students
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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 $15,169 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
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 lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Washington is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.