Skagit Valley College: Review & Facts

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Skagit Valley College is a medium two-year, public school with 4,835 students enrolled. This school was established in 1926 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Mount Vernon, Washington.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
At Skagit Valley College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Skagit Valley College follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical Assistant, Computer Science, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
50%
The rate of student retention at Skagit Valley College is low at 50% (way below Washington average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Skagit Valley College is very low - 25%. Around 12% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Skagit Valley College is decent, 16:1. Read more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,400
Average tuition pricing is very low - $4,100 a year. The additional fees at Skagit Valley College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $300; which comes to $4,400 a year.

Read the details about Skagit Valley College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Skagit Valley College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (360) 416-7600 or check Skagit Valley College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,200
Skagit Valley College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Skagit Valley College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Skagit Valley College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 200 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- about $4,200 annually.

Based on the college crime information, Skagit Valley College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Skagit Valley College Location and Maps



Post Address: Skagit Valley College, 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, Washington 98273, USA
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