Skagit Valley College
Skagit Valley College is one of the 35 public 4-year colleges in Washington. Its campus is small in size and located in Mount Vernon. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 21% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Skagit Valley College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $3,800, and fees were $400. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,300 and $400 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Skagit Valley College, Nursing Program offers the second year of the Associate Degree in Registered Nursing. The program is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and is accredited by the National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission.
The LPN-RN program is a program offered on a part time basis over five quarters. Students who successfully complete the program are awarded an Associate Degree in Registered Nursing and are eligible to sit for the State Licensing Examination for Registered Nursing.
Skagit also offers a full time practical nursing program which is four quarters long although students are able to complete the program in seven quarters of part time study. Students who successfully complete this program are awarded a Certificate in Practical Nursing and will be eligible to apply to sit for the State Licensing Examination to be licensed as Practical Nursing.
The waiting list for the nursing program is administered by the Whidbey Island Campus Nursing Department.
- Applicants are expected to be 18 years or older
- Submit High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Pre-requisite general education and nursing courses
- Cumulative Grade Point Average
Applicants who are accepted into the program are expected to submit to the program specific requirements including physical examination assessment, criminal background check and drug screening.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||1||26|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
09/01/1948 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1993 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$116/credit|
|In State Students||$116/credit|
|Out of State Students||$130/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 66% of Skagit Valley College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||4%||$1,796|
|State Grant & Scholarships||34%||$2,644|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||24%||$1,092|
|Federal Student Loans||12%||$5,392|
$7,937Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,411|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,699|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,087|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,208|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.