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Study at Skagit Valley College

Skagit Valley College is a two-year community college serving Skagit, Island and San Juan counties in northwest Washington State. It was founded in 1926. The college offers academic transfer degrees, technical degrees and certificates in diverse Course Topics. There are several clubs and organizations on SVC's campus. The athletic teams are nicknamed the Cardinals and they participate in a wide variety of sports. The Cardinals are members of the North West Athletic Association of Community Colleges.

Profile of Skagit Valley CollegeSkagit Valley College is located in Mount Vernon, WA (a small city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Skagit Valley College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in liberal arts.

Skagit Valley College Selectivity

Skagit Valley College is an open-admission school.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Skagit Valley College had 5, 727 enrolled students in 2007. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.

Student Life
Skagit Valley College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Skagit Valley College exists to expand opportunities and horizons for students and to improve the communities in which they live. We achieve this by welcoming and valuing diverse learners, providing quality education and support, and contributing community leadership and service. "Skagit Valley College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts310liberal arts and sciences, geography courses
Nursing and Emergency Medicine105licensed practical nurse, registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement60criminal justice and administration, fire-fighting, fire protection, security and protective services
Business and Management58business, accounting technology, marketing, vehicle parts marketing
Mechanics and Repair45marine mechanic, vehicle maintenance, diesel mechanics, automobile mechanics
office and Administration31general office occupations, office management, office data entry, data entry
Computer Science and Engineering29data processing tech, web design, computer programming, computer networking
Medical Support and Technology25medical assistant, phlebotomy, pharmacy tech, health diagnostic professions
Education and Teaching22early childhood education, teacher aide
Law16legal assistant
Science14physical sciences
Production Trades13welding
Therapy and Counselling10mental and social health services, substance abuse Counselling
Cooking and Culinary Arts7chef training
Medical administration7medical records tech
Conservation and Resource Management4conservation
Engineering Technician4electrical/electronic tech, electronics tech
Contact: Skagit Valley CollegeSkagit Valley College

2405 E. College Way

Mount Vernon, WA 98273

General Phone: (360) 416-7600


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