Skagit Valley College

Nursing Programs

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.35%
Average number of students tested annually: 78
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Skagit Valley College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 72 93.06 92.83
2011 89 91 90.32
2010 73 93 89.66
2009 47 96 90.11
2008 95 96 88.28
2007 39 94.9 87.91
2006 82 95 91.59
What is this?

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. 

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 95.33%
Average number of students tested annually: 12
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Skagit Valley College as reported by Washington state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 4 100 92.83
2011 8 100 90.32
2010 22 86 89.66
2009 21 95 90.11
2008 9 100 88.28
2007 15 93.3 87.91
2006 11 100 91.59
What is this?

Accreditations

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

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-

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$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

29%

Recipients

$5,011

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

24%

Recipients

$3,706

Average Amount

Pell grants

11%

Recipients

$5,511

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

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%

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Skagit Valley College
2405 E. College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 416-7600
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