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    Mount Vernon, WA • USA

  • Skagit Valley College


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  • About SVC

    Located in Mount Vernon, WA 

    between Seattle, WA and 

    Vancouver, B.C., Canada

    Fully accredited by the Northwest  

    Commission on Colleges and 


    Student Population: 4000

    International Students: 200

    Small size classes: 15 – 25 students per class

    Degrees and Programs offered: 

    High School Completion, 

    University Transfer, Professional 

    Technical Certificate, and Intensive English Programs



    Skagit Valley College

  • Academic Programs

    2+2 University Transfer Program

    University Transfer program allows you to tailor your degree for your major and complete the first two years of your four-year degree at SVC and graduate with a nationally recognized interdisciplinary degree before entering as a junior at a university.
    Learn more about degree options

    High School Completion Program

    Skagit Valley College offers High School Completion, a unique opportunity for students to take college courses and earn credits towards their high school diploma and an Associate’s degree at the same time. Students can earn a US high school diploma recognized around the world. Learn more about High School Completion

    Academic Intensive English Program

    Our intensive English program is designed to provide students a firm foundation in their English skills to be successful at the college level. These students will enjoy the benefit of a smaller class size and additional tutoring. 


    Course Sequence


    Level 1

    Writing, Reading, 
    Listening, Speaking

    Level 2

    Level 3

    Below TOEFL iBT 45

    Composition, Reading, College Success Skills, Communication, & other college level courses

    English (99 or 101)

    TOEFL iBT 61/IELTS 5.5* or higher 

    Bridge Level 1

    Bridge Level 2

    College Level

    TOEFL iBT 


    TOEFL iBT 


    * Students must have a score of 5.5 or higher in each sub-test in order to waive all AESL levels. Any scores below 5.5 (overall or sub-test) will be required to take SVC placement test.

  • Technical/Professional Program

    A program designed to prepare you for a specific career field within two years. Learn more about Technical/

    Professional program

    Top University Transfer:

    •  Arizona State University
    •  Bloomsburg University of

    •  California State University
    •  Columbia University
    •  Indiana University
    •  Michigan State University
    •  Oregon State University
    •  Pennsylvania State

    •  Savannah College of Art

        and Design
    •  State University of New York
    •  The Art Institute of Seattle
    •  University of Alaska
    •  University of Washington
    •  University of Colorado
    •  University of Illinois
    •  University of Michigan
    •  University of Minnesota
    •  University of Hawaii
    •  University of Wisconsin
    •  University of North Virginia
    •  Washington State University
    •  University of California

    Popular majors include:

    •  Accounting      
    •  Art             
    •  Biology 
    •  Business

    •  Chemistry 
    •  Communication 
    •  Computer Science 
    •  Early Childhood

    •  Economics 
    •  Engineering 
    •  Environmental



    •  English 
    •  Drama 
    •  Finance
    •  International

    •  Marketing
    •  Psychology
    •  Mathematics
    •  Music
    •  Multimedia
    •  Nursing
    •  Sociology
    •  Foreign Language

       and many more.



    Student Success Services
    International Programs Office

    At Skagit Valley College, the primary goal of the International Programs Office (IPO) is to help our students be successful. We provide support from the time that the student applies to the time of graduation including free airport pick up, housing, full orientation, student visa advising, academic and transfer advising, culture exchange programs and much more.

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    Housing Support Services

    As a SVC International student, you have two great living options: Homestay and On-Campus Housing.

    Tutoring Services
    Other Services Include:
    Counseling & Advising

    •  Computer Labs
    •  Library
    •  Cafeteria
    •  Health and Fitness Center

    Our skilled tutors provide one-on-one, drop-in, and on-line tutoring to help you excel in math, science, English and many other subject areas.

    Deciding on a career, choosing a major, selecting a college or university or finding resources to solve personal conflicts are all topics you can address in Counseling and Career services.

  • Safe, Friendly and Dynamic Campus




  • Skagit Valley College is more than a college. It’s a community. An enriched, well-rounded college experience includes a great mix of learning opportunities balanced by extra-curricular activities. Through Cardinal athletics you can accomplish your athletic skills, or root for your favorite team. You can get involved by serving on the student government (ASSVC) or helping organize student activities (Program Board). Attend Club Day and join one of the many clubs and organizations to meet with like-minded students. Not only does Skagit Valley College give you the opportunity to get an excellent education, it provides a way for you to get involved and to have fun!

    Student Clubs: Allied Health Excellence Club, Automotive Club, Business Mangement Club, C.H.E.F. Club, Calling All Collors Club, Campus Christian Fellowship Club, Cardinal Newspaper, Community Integration Program, Computing Club, Criminal Justice Club, Environmental Conservation Club, Human Services Club, International Travel Club, Manufacturing Innovation Club, Mathematics Society Club, Outdoor Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Photography Club, Radio Club, Rainbow Alliance Club, Science Club, Skagit Women’s Issues Club, Street Dance Club, Student Nurses Club, and many more

    Athletics: Skagit Valley College is a member of the Northwest Athletic Conference. Our sports include: Basketball, Tennis, Baseball, Softball, Track and Field, Golf, Soccer and Volleyball.


    Safe, Friendly and Dynamic Campus

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