Established in 1926, the Skagit Valley College is a community college that serves the counties of Skagit, San Juan and Island in the state of Washington. SVC has two campuses that are located in Mount Vernon (main campus) and Oak Harbor in Washington. The school aims to expand the opportunities as well as the horizon of the students thus they offer stringent academic programs and ensure a dynamic learning experience among the students.
SVC offers two-year associate degrees of more than 20 disciplines. Moreover, the community college also offers online courses to those out-of-district, -state or -country students. Aside from associate degrees, the community college also offers certificate courses as well as non-credit courses and workshops to those who want to enrich their lives with new knowledge.
The tuition fee rates are governed by the Skagit Valley College Board of Trustees. The students pay a flat rate of $106 per credit hour non-inclusive of technology fees, general fee and insurances. Moreover, students are only allowed to take up to 18 credits per semester otherwise they incur overcharge fee of $96.
Since the school offers associate degrees, SVC students who wish to pursue a four-year education can apply for transfer to colleges or universities where they wish to get their bachelor’s degree. Transferring credits to other institutions can be very easy as the school is affiliated with the local four year colleges and universities in Washington.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $3,800-$4,600
- Out-of-State: $4,300-$5,160
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $120-$140 per unit
- Out-of-State: $130-$160 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||60%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||42%||$5,494|
|Receiving Student Loans||18%||$4,189|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Skagit Valley College may provide student services including:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Washington, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Skagit Valley College||Skagit County||Washington|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1993)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Washington
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Skagit Valley College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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