Skagit Valley College

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 to Skagit Valley College is Bellingham Technical College (24.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 156 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Skagit Valley College(WA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty156 staff145 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Skagit Valley College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Skagit Valley College diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,993 students4,463 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:131:1
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# Full-Time Students2,489 students2,353 students
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# Part-Time Students2,504 students2,110 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
140140
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
7%
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% Hispanic
10%
10%
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% Black
2%
4%
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% White
73%
59%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
5%
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% Non Resident races
6%
6%
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% Unknown races
1%
7%
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Diversity Score0.450.62
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College Completion Rate
18%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,800$36,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,200 is more than the state average of $4,032. 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 $7,264. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,200$4,032
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,700$7,264
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid56%71%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$10,614
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$5,830
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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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