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.

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's 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.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
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


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



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


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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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $116.00 $130.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Skagit Valley College
2405 E. College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

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