Skagit Valley College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,800

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$7,937

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

15%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

4,670

52.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

21.2%

84 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 (7 degrees awarded).

In 2017, 1,373 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Skagit Valley College. 62.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (945 degrees), 4.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (197 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Skagit Valley College is $3,800, which is $-9,090 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Skagit Valley College is $3,800, which is $-9,090 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,937.

In 2017, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 8% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,800

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Skagit Valley College was $3,800. The cost of tuition at Skagit Valley College is $-9,090 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$7,937

2017 Value

2.72%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Skagit Valley College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,937. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Skagit Valley College grew by 2.72%.

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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 2017. 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 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

8%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Skagit Valley College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 10.3% with respect to 2016, when 29% 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%

2016 Default Rate

51

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Skagit Valley College was 15%, which represents 51 out of the 339 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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Enrollment

Skagit Valley College has a total enrollment of 4,670 students. The full-time enrollment at Skagit Valley College is 2,466 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,204. This means that 52.8% of students enrolled at Skagit Valley College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Skagit Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.5% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 5.89% Two or More Races, 2.96% Asian, 1.5% Black or African American, 0.664% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.45% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Skagit Valley College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (36.5%), followed by White Male (28.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Skagit Valley College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,670 students. The full-time enrollment at Skagit Valley College is 2,466 and the part-time enrollment is 2,204. This means that 52.8% of students enrolled at Skagit Valley College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% 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 (64%), 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

    3,154

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    796

  3. Two or More Races

    275

The enrolled student population at Skagit Valley College is 67.5% White, 17% Hispanic or Latino, 5.89% Two or More Races, 2.96% Asian, 1.5% Black or African American, 0.664% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.45% 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 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 56 students (1.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 353 more women than men received degrees from Skagit Valley College. The majority of degree recipients at Skagit Valley College are white (945 degrees awarded). There were 4.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (197 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Skagit Valley College is General Natural Resources & Conservation (7 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 (60 degrees awarded), Precision Production (99 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (402 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 (1,308,588 people), Other managers (178,118 people), Physicians (171,277 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (164,764 people), and Postsecondary teachers (149,747 people).

The most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are Natural Resources & Conservation (60 degrees awarded), Precision Production (99 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (402 degrees), Physical Sciences (30 degrees), and Health (338 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, Public relations specialists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are Natural Resources & Conservation (60 degrees awarded), Precision Production (99 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (402 degrees), Physical Sciences (30 degrees), and Health (338 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,498,478 people), Elementary & secondary schools (383,711 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (309,091 people), Offices of physicians (223,025 people), and Outpatient care centers (209,435 people).

The most specialized majors at Skagit Valley College are Natural Resources & Conservation (60 degrees awarded), Precision Production (99 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (402 degrees), Physical Sciences (30 degrees), and Health (338 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. 7 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Skagit Valley College was General Natural Resources & Conservation with 7 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 510

  2. 863

In 2017, 510 degrees were awarded to men at Skagit Valley College, which is 0.591 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (863).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 155 degrees were awarded to men at Skagit Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.628 times less than the 247 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 247 degrees were awarded to women at Skagit Valley College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.59 times more than the 155 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Skagit Valley College is Female and Asian (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    945 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    197 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Skagit Valley College is white (945 degrees awarded). There were 4.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (197 degrees).

1.31% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    609 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    336 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    132 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Skagit Valley College is white female (609 degrees awarded). There were 1.81 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (336 degrees).

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Operations

Skagit Valley College has an endowment valued at nearly $11.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $90.2k (0.782%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Skagit Valley College had a total salary expenditure of $62.8M. Skagit Valley College employs 103 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Skagit Valley College are Female No academic ranks (59), Male No academic ranks(44), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Skagit Valley College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 100 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 62 employees, and Management with 60 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.5M

2017 Endowment

8.09%

growth from 2016

Skagit Valley College has an endowment valued at about $11.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Skagit Valley College grew 8.09% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.52M 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. $5.67M - Federal

  2. $2.42M - State

  3. $3.13M - Local

As of 2017, Skagit Valley College received $5.67M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.42M from state grants and contracts, and $3.13M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24.1M

2017 Salaries

1.42%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Skagit Valley College paid a median of $24.1M in salaries, which represents 38.4% of their overall expenditure ($62.8M) and a 1.42% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.33% decline from 2015 and a 4.49% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.95M

Instructional Salaries

103

Number of Employees

In 2017, Skagit Valley College paid a total of $6.95M to 103 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.15M (29.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Associates Dominant.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

103 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

100 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Skagit Valley College were No academic rank with 103 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Skagit Valley College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 100 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 62 employees; and Management with 60 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Skagit Valley College was Female No academic rank with 59 employees, Male No academic rank with 44 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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