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Skagit Valley College Rating: 4.5/5 (4 votes)

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Skagit Valley College is unique in its study options. An instance of this, the university has a Cross-Registration, Distance Learning, Dual Enrollment of High School Students, ESL, External Degree Program, Honors Program, Independent Study, Internships, Study Abroad and Weekend College. Additionally, when any student is looking for some counseling or other types of support, Adult (re-entering) student services, Career Counseling, Economically Disadvantaged Student Services, Employment Service, Financial Aid Counseling, Freshman Orientation Program, Health Services, Minority Student Services, On-Campus Daycare, Personal Counseling, Placement Service, Veterans Counselor and Women’s Services can help. There’s never a reason to feel alone in your studies either, since there are academic support services like Extensive Undergraduate Evening or Early Morning Classes, Learning Center, Pre-Admission Summer Program, Reduced Course Load, Remedial Instruction, Study Skills Assistance, Tutoring and Writing Center. The university has disability services as well, so be sure to inquire about them if needed.

The following are the types of degrees and majors offered at Skagit Valley College.

Popular majors:
sixty-eight percent liberal arts, seven percent business per marketing, seven percent computer and information sciences, five percent health professions
Parks, Recreation, and Fitness:
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management
Personal and Culinary Services:
Culinary Arts/Related Services
Health and Clinical Sciences:
Medical Assistance, Medical Transcription, Nursing (RN), Nursing – Practical, Prenursing
Early Childhood Education
School of Visual and Performing Arts:
Commercial/Advertising Art
Communications & Journalism:
Security and Protective Services:
Fire Science/Firefighting
Business, Management, & Marketing:
Accounting, Administrative/Secretarial Services, Business Administration/Management, Hospitality/Recreation Marketing, Office Clerical Services
Public Administration and Service:
Human Services
Computer Science:
Computer Programming – General, Computer Programming – Specific Applications, Computer/Information Sciences – General, Information Sciences/Systems

In addition, for international students, the application fee is 25.

Most Popular Fields of Study


Transfer students are not ignored, notwithstanding did not report the exact number of transfer students. This school did not report their application fee.

For priority students, financial aid applications are due no later than the 1st of March. It is also very important to submit financial aid applications as quickly as possible, make sure to check with the university about the specific date for this year. Will you make it in time? Make sure to know when all the due dates and deadlines take place. SAT and ACT score reports are very important, so you will want to check on the specific dates with the university. Additionally, the SAT subject section score due date was not reported. The regular application due date was not reported.

Financial Aid

Likewise, need based financial aid distribution is determined through Academics, Art, Athletics, Job Skills, Leadership, Music/Drama and State/District Residency. If you are not a need based student, non-need distribution for financial aid is determined by Academics and Athletics. Financial aid forms are FAFSA and Institution’s own financial aid form. Financial aid for students is readily accessible at this school.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 5821st for the average student loan amount.
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Besides, the student body consists of ninety-six percent in-state students and four percent out-of-state students. Moreover, it is part of an Rural setting, Large town (10,000 – 49,999) and Commuter campus. Skagit Valley College offers Associate degrees.

This school features the Rural setting, Large town (10,000 – 49,999) and Commuter campus. Anyway, the school is located 60 miles from Seattle; 90 miles from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Student Enrollment Demographics


The following sports can be found here:

  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural and Men’s Scholarship Baseball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Basketball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Golf
  • Men’s Intercollegiate, Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural, Men’s Scholarship and Women’s Scholarship Soccer
  • Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural and Women’s Scholarship Softball
  • Women’s Intercollegiate, Men’s Intramural, Women’s Intramural and Women’s Scholarship Volleyball

Information Summary

Ranks 41st in Washington and 2803rd overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 2 0.04
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery 1 0.02
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 21 0.41
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Local Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 People
Aggravated assault 40 0.12
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter 2 0.01
Forcible Rape 24 0.07
Robbery 34 0.11
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 351 1.09
Larceny 1,377 4.27
Vehicle theft 76 0.24

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Surrounding communitySmall city (inside urban area, pop. under 100,000)
Total Population25,217 (19,723 urban / 5,494 rural)
Households9,053 (2.74 people per house)
Median Household Income$40,304
Families6,148 (3.28 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Rural-serving Large
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingMedium two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAt least 2, but less than 4 academic yrs
Calendar SystemQuarter
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District5301

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 1935th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,800 $3,800 $4,300
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $400 $400 $400
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $116 $116 $120
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $18,600 $18,600 $19,100
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $18,600 $18,600 $19,100
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $9,000 $9,000 $9,500

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $3,600 $3,900 $3,600 $3,900 $4,100 $4,400
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,200
On-Campus – Room & Board $8,700 $9,300
On-Campus – Other Expenses $3,600(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $8,700 $9,300
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,600(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $3,600(N/C)

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm Capacity140
Meals per WeekN/A
Room Fee$4,200
Board FeeN/A

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 2216th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $60,722 ($61,190 male / $59,041 female)
Number of FT Faculty 102 (41 male / 61 female)
Number of PT Faculty 262
FT Faculty Ratio 0.4 : 1
Total Benefits $4,896,441
2405 E. College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
p. 360-416-7600
w. www.skagit.edu

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