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 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 41%.
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 22% over five years.
Skagit Valley College (WA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 156 staff 138 staff
Skagit Valley College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

The student population of 4,993 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,993 students 3,682 students
Skagit Valley College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 31:1
Skagit Valley College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 2,489 students 2,087 students
Skagit Valley College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 2,504 students 1,890 students
Skagit Valley College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Skagit Valley College Enrollment Breakdown WA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
140 140
% American Indian/Alaskan
Skagit Valley College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2015)
% Asian
Skagit Valley College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Skagit Valley College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Skagit Valley College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Skagit Valley College White (2007-2015)
% Hawaiian
Skagit Valley College Hawaiian (2012-2015)
% Two or more races
Skagit Valley College More (2009-2015)
% Non Resident races
Skagit Valley College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
Skagit Valley College Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.45 0.62
Skagit Valley College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,900 is more than the state average of $3,898. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,400 is less than the state average of $8,657. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,900 $3,898
Skagit Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,400 $8,657
Skagit Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 56% 72%
Skagit Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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
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    Bellingham WA  98225
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    Bellingham WA  98226
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    Everett WA  98201
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    Everett WA  98203
  • Everest College-Everett
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    Everett WA  98208

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Did You Know?
For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,898 per year for in-state students and $8,657 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,683 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 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Washington is South Seattle College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.