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Skagit Valley College Overview

Skagit Valley College is a public institution located in Mount Vernon, Washington. Mount Vernon is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Skagit Valley College Known For?

1,167 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Skagit Valley College is the bachelor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Skagit Valley College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Skagit Valley College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#402 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Skagit Valley College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Natural Resources Conservation Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Health & Physical Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Most Popular Computer Software & Applications Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Skagit Valley College?

Location of Skagit Valley College

Contact details for Skagit Valley College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: 360-416-7600
Website: www.skagit.edu

How Do I Get Into Skagit Valley College?

You can apply to Skagit Valley College online at: https://www.skagit.edu/admissions/getting-started/getting-started-first-time-students/

Since Skagit Valley College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Skagit Valley College?

9% Take Out Loans
15.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Skagit Valley College, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $5,131 a year. That adds up to $20,524 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Skagit Valley College is 15.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Skagit Valley College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,644 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,085 undergraduate students at Skagit Valley College, with 2,644 being full-time and 2,441 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Skagit Valley College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,644 full-time undergraduates at Skagit Valley College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Skagit Valley College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Skagit Valley College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Skagit Valley College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 79
Black or African American 37
Hispanic or Latino 572
White 1,628
International Students 75
Other Races/Ethnicities 253

Geographic Diversity

Washington students aren't the only ones who study at Skagit Valley College. At this time, 8 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 21 countries are represented at Skagit Valley College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Japan, and Hong Kong.

Online Learning at Skagit Valley College

806 Took All Classes Online
1,906 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,906 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Skagit Valley College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 15th most popular in Washington for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Skagit Valley College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Skagit Valley College was -1.3%. This is the #2,294 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Skagit Valley College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Skagit Valley College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 405 0 0 405
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 124 0 0 0 124
Teacher Education Grade Specific 55 10 8 0 73
Nursing 0 65 0 0 65
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 9 24 27 0 60
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 4 33 4 0 41
Computer Software & Applications 18 13 9 0 40
Mental & Social Health Services 0 23 15 0 38
General Business/Commerce 0 37 0 0 37
General Physical Sciences 0 37 0 0 37
Precision Metal Working 6 20 1 0 27
General Biology 0 20 0 0 20
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4 0 16 0 20
Natural Resource Management 17 2 0 0 19
Accounting 0 8 9 0 17
Business Administration & Management 0 13 0 0 13
Natural Resources Conservation 0 6 1 6 13
Health & Physical Education 0 0 13 0 13
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 12 0 0 12
Marketing 0 9 0 0 9
Culinary Arts 2 7 0 0 9
Food Science Technology 8 0 0 0 8
Fire Protection 0 8 0 0 8
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 0 6 0 7
Industrial Production Technology 3 3 1 0 7
Dental Support Services 6 0 0 0 6
Design & Applied Arts 6 0 0 0 6
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 5 0 0 0 5
Geography & Cartography 5 0 0 0 5
Computer Science 0 4 0 0 4
Agricultural Production 1 2 0 0 3
Data Processing 0 2 1 0 3
Teaching Assistants 0 3 0 0 3
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 3 0 0 0 3
Music 0 3 0 0 3
Entrepreneurial Studies 1 0 1 0 2
Public Relations & Advertising 1 0 0 0 1
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 1 0 1
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0 0
Other Homeland Security 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 279 769 113 6 1,167

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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