Skagit Valley College

Tel: (360)416-7600
4,993 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Skagit Valley College serves 4,993 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% 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 38% over five years.
College Skagit Valley College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 156 staff
62 staff
Skagit Valley College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 4,993 has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,993 students 1,371 students
Skagit Valley College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
Skagit Valley College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,489 students
779 students
Skagit Valley College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,504 students
1,083 students
Skagit Valley College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Skagit Valley College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Skagit Valley College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Skagit Valley College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Skagit Valley College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Skagit Valley College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Skagit Valley College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
Skagit Valley College Hawaiian (2011-2013)
% Two or more races
Skagit Valley College More (2008-2014)
% Unknown races
Skagit Valley College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
Skagit Valley College Non Resident (2006-2014)
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. 0.44 0.70
Skagit Valley College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,700 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $5,664
Skagit Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,700 $10,360
Skagit Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 140 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 56%
Skagit Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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
  • 2,301 students | 24.50 Mi3028 Lindbergh Ave
    Bellingham WA 98225
  • 10,980 students | 26.00 Mi237 W Kellogg Rd
    Bellingham WA 98226
  • 7,516 students | 30.10 Mi2000 Tower Street
    Everett WA 98201
  • 279 students | 35.10 Mi1615 75th Street Sw, Suite 220
    Everett WA 98203
  • Everest College-Everett
    Private for-profit
    410 students | 36.70 Mi906 SE Everett Mall Way, Ste 600
    Everett WA 98208
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.