Skagit Valley College

Skagit Valley College is a two-year community college on the West Coast of the USA. Established in 1926, Skagit Valley is a great American college for international students to earn a high school diploma or Associate degree and transfer to a top American university. Skagit Valley Community College is nationally recognized and among the best community colleges in the USA.

Skagit Valley Community College offers close to 100 Associate degrees and certificates including: Biology, Science, Visual Arts, Music, Business, Pre-nursing, Environmental Studies, Early Childhood Education, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Computer Information Systems, Pharmacy Technician and many others.

College Transfer Program 2+2
International students from Skagit Valley Community College successfully transfer to American leading universities including UCLA, SUNY Stony Brook, UC Santa Barbara, Washington State University, University of Colorado, Louisiana Tech University and many others.

Skagit Valley Community College is located in beautiful Mount Vernon within 1 hour from Seattle and 2 hours from Vancouver. The population of the city is about 33,000. Downtown Mount Vernon is known for its annual Tulip Festival Street Fair, which is part of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. The climate of Skagit County is similar to that of Northern France, with millions of tulips grown in the Skagit Valley. In 1998, Mount Vernon was rated the #1 “Best Small City in America.”

Accommodation - Skagit Valley College offers 3 options for housing:
On-campus housing/dormitories - Campus View Village is a contemporary American Northwest-style complex. Each dormitory looks like an individual house and contains 4 bedrooms (each student can have their own private bedroom), a bath, living room and kitchen. All rooms are furnished and have access to laundry.

Homestay with an American family - an excellent way to develop English skills, as well as be immersed in American culture.

For those students who seek off campus options, the Student Life office provides a list of off-campus apartments from local renters.

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TOEFL Required
No TOEFL required.

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Skagit Valley College

Sport - Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Skagit Valley College is a member of the North West Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC).

Closest International and Local Airports: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

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