Skagit Valley College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,800

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$8,159

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

15.8%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

5,086

48.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

19.3%

76 Graduates

About

Skagit Valley College is a higher education institution located in Skagit County, WA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Skagit Valley College were General Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees awarded).

In 2016, 1,383 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Skagit Valley College. 65.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (974 degrees), 6.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (152 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Skagit Valley College is $3,800, which is $-9,000 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Skagit Valley College is $3,800, which is $-9,000 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,159.

In 2016, 29% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 11% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,800

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Skagit Valley College was $3,800. The cost of tuition at Skagit Valley College is $-9,000 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,800).

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Average Net Price

$8,159

2016 Value

6.91%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Skagit Valley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,159. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Skagit Valley College grew by 6.91%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,600

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Skagit Valley College was of $9,600 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

29%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

11%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

29% of undergraduate students at Skagit Valley College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 17.1% with respect to 2015, when 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

15.8%

2015 Default Rate

55

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Skagit Valley College was 15.8%, which represents 55 out of the 349 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Skagit Valley College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 5,086 students enrolled at Skagit Valley College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Skagit Valley College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Skagit Valley College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Skagit Valley College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Skagit Valley College has a total enrollment of 5,086 students. The full-time enrollment at Skagit Valley College is 2,447 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,639. This means that 48.1% of students enrolled at Skagit Valley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Skagit Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.3% White, 16.5% Hispanic or Latino, 4.25% Two or More Races, 3.03% Asian, 1.83% Black or African American, 0.649% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.57% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Skagit Valley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (37.7%), followed by White Male (26.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.85%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Skagit Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,086 students. The full-time enrollment at Skagit Valley College is 2,447 and the part-time enrollment is 2,639. This means that 48.1% of students enrolled at Skagit Valley College are enrolled full-time compared with 44.9% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Skagit Valley College was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Skagit Valley College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,472

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    837

  3. Two or More Races

    216

The enrolled student population at Skagit Valley College is 68.3% White, 16.5% Hispanic or Latino, 4.25% Two or More Races, 3.03% Asian, 1.83% Black or African American, 0.649% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.57% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 47.2% White, 23.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.6% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 92 students (1.81%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 429 more women than men received degrees from Skagit Valley College. The majority of degree recipients at Skagit Valley College are white (974 degrees awarded). There were 6.41 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (152 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Skagit Valley College is General Natural Resources & Conservation (4 degrees awarded), followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Skagit Valley College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (66 degrees awarded), Precision Production (51 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (414 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are Registered nurses (1,249,743 people), Miscellaneous managers (193,121 people), Physicians & surgeons (178,493 people), Postsecondary teachers (151,659 people), and Medical & health services managers (147,214 people).

The most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are Natural Resources & Conservation (66 degrees awarded), Precision Production (51 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (414 degrees), Physical Sciences (31 degrees), and Health (425 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are Natural Resources & Conservation (66 degrees awarded), Precision Production (51 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (414 degrees), Physical Sciences (31 degrees), and Health (425 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are Hospitals (1,482,584 people), Elementary & secondary schools (345,097 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (267,489 people), Outpatient care centers (201,660 people), and Offices of physicians (192,800 people).

The most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are Natural Resources & Conservation (66 degrees awarded), Precision Production (51 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (414 degrees), Physical Sciences (31 degrees), and Health (425 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Skagit Valley College.

Most Common

  1. 4 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Skagit Valley College was General Natural Resources & Conservation with 4 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 477

  2. 906

In 2016, 477 degrees were awarded to men at Skagit Valley College, which is 0.526 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (906).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 148 degrees were awarded to men at Skagit Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.556 times less than the 266 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 266 degrees were awarded to women at Skagit Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.8 times more than the 148 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

N/A%

100% Completion Time

N/A%

150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Skagit Valley College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Skagit Valley College is Female and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.95% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    974 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    152 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Skagit Valley College is white (974 degrees awarded). There were 6.41 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (152 degrees).

2.31% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    649 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    325 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    103 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Skagit Valley College is white female (649 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (325 degrees).

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Operations

Skagit Valley College has an endowment valued at nearly $10.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $34.9k (0.328%), compared to the 0.934% average return ($83.5k on $8.94M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Skagit Valley College had a total expenditure of $54.4M. Of that $54.4M, they spent $26M on salaries and $54.4M on benefits.

Skagit Valley College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Skagit Valley College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Skagit Valley College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 86 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 62 employees, and Management with 50 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$10.7M

2015 Endowment

16.1%

growth from 2014

Skagit Valley College has an endowment valued at about $10.7M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Skagit Valley College grew 16.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.71M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.43M - Federal

  2. $2.8M - State

  3. $2.34M - Local

As of 2015, Skagit Valley College received $4.43M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.8M from state grants and contracts, and $2.34M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$26M

Salary Expenditure

$54.4M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Skagit Valley College had a total expenditure of $54.4M. Of that $54.4M, they spent $26M on salaries and $54.4M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Skagit Valley College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$26M

2015 Salaries

4.49%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Skagit Valley College paid a median of $26M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($54.4M) and a 4.49% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.8% growth from 2013 and a 6.6% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 3.29M (34.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.79M

Instructional Salaries

105

Number of Employees

In 2015, Skagit Valley College paid a total of $6.79M to 105 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $672k (20.4%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

86 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Skagit Valley College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Skagit Valley College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 86 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 62 employees; and Management with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Skagit Valley College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Skagit Valley College.

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