Located in Mount Vernon, WA between Seattle, WA and Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
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
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.
A program designed to prepare you for a specific career field within two years. Learn more about Technical/ Professional program
• Business Administration
• Computer Science
• Early Childhood Education
• Environmental Science • English
• International Relations
• Foreign Language and many more.
• Arizona State University
• Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
• California State University
• Columbia University
• Indiana University
• Michigan State University
• Oregon State University
• Pennsylvania State University
• 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
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.
As a SVC International student, you have two great living options: Homestay and On-Campus Housing.
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.
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.
• Computer Labs
• Health and Fitness Center
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.