Skagit Valley College

Tel: (360)416-7600
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 30:1.
  • 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 Public
Total Faculty 156 staff 138 staff
Skagit Valley College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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 24:1 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 3,977 students
Skagit Valley College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1 30:1
Skagit Valley College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 2,489 students 2,087 students
Skagit Valley College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 2,504 students 1,890 students
Skagit Valley College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Skagit Valley College Enrollment Breakdown WA All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
140 140
Skagit Valley College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Skagit Valley College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
3%
7%
Skagit Valley College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
10%
10%
Skagit Valley College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
4%
Skagit Valley College Black (2007-2016)
% White
73%
59%
Skagit Valley College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
Skagit Valley College Hawaiian (2012-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
5%
Skagit Valley College More (2009-2016)
% Non Resident races
6%
6%
Skagit Valley College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
7%
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 (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
18%
31%
Skagit Valley College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2014)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,800 $36,300
Skagit Valley College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,200 is more than the state average of $4,077. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,700 is less than the state average of $7,465. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $4,077
Skagit Valley College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,700 $7,465
Skagit Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 56% 72%
Skagit Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $10,500 $11,000
Skagit Valley College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,500 $5,833
Skagit Valley College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $4,077 per year for in-state students and $7,465 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,903 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 0.66. The most diverse community college in Washington is South Seattle College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.