Skagit Valley College

Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Located in Mount Vernon, Washington, Skagit Valley College is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.

Skagit Valley College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Skagit Valley College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,800 and fees $400. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $4,300 and $400 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN

    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.

    Admission Requirements:

    1. Applicants are expected to be 18 years or older
    2. Submit High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
    3. Pre-requisite general education and nursing courses
    4. 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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 131
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 57
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 68

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Skagit Valley College

Western Washington University
22.2 miles away
Bellingham Technical College
24.51 miles away
North Seattle College
50.93 miles away
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
50.98 miles away
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
53.93 miles away
Peninsula College
55.73 miles away
Seattle Central College
56.66 miles away
Bellevue College
59.32 miles away
Olympic College
61.4 miles away
South Seattle College
61.46 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
09/01/1948 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1993 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$8,159

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$7,430
30k to 48k$9,079
48k to 75k$10,698
75k to 110k$14,123
Over 110k$14,212
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

29%

Recipients

$5,011

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

24%

Recipients

$3,706

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

11%

Recipients

$5,511

Average Amount

Student Population

5,086

Undergrads

0

Graduates

2,810

Women

2,276

Men

48%

Full-time

52%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
68%
Hispanic
16%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
3%
Non-resident alien
3%
Black/African American
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing
Skagit Valley College
2405 E. College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
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