Skagit Valley College

Tel: (360)416-7600
4,435 students
Public institution
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 lower than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Skagit Valley College is the only community colleges within Skagit County, WA.
The nearest community college is Bellingham Technical College (24.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 156 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
College Skagit Valley College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts 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
61 staff
Skagit Valley College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,435 has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 43% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,435 students 1,315 students
Skagit Valley College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
22:1
Skagit Valley College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,452 students
815 students
Skagit Valley College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,983 students
1,061 students
Skagit Valley College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Skagit Valley College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Skagit Valley College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
4%
5%
Skagit Valley College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
12%
20%
Skagit Valley College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
15%
Skagit Valley College Black (2006-2013)
% White
72%
49%
Skagit Valley College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Skagit Valley College Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
4%
3%
Skagit Valley College More (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Skagit Valley College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
3%
1%
Skagit Valley College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Skagit Valley College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.46 0.70
Skagit Valley College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,590. 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 $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,590
Skagit Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,700 $10,086
Skagit Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 136 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 58%
89%
Skagit Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,144 students | 24.50 Mi3028 Lindbergh Ave
    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360)752-7000
    24.502,144
  • 10,980 students | 26.00 Mi237 W Kellogg Rd
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    3603833000
    26.0010,980
  • 6,967 students | 30.10 Mi2000 Tower Street
    Everett, WA 98201
    (425)388-9100
    30.106,967
  • 313 students | 35.10 Mi1615 75th Street Sw Suite 220
    Everett, WA 98203
    (425)583-0200
    35.10313
  • Everest College-Everett
    Private for-profit
    457 students | 36.70 Mi906 SE Everett Mall Parkway 6th Floor
    Everett, WA 98208
    (425)789-7960
    36.70457
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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Washington is The Art Institute of Seattle. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.