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So you're from Mount Vernon, WA?

Fortunately for you, Mount Vernon, WA offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Mount Vernon College and University Demographics

Mount Vernon's 2 colleges and universities offer a total of 58 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from teacher assistant/aide to culinary arts/chef training to teacher assistant/aide.

Mount Vernon's top-ranked school is Northwest Hair Academy. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 72nd. Approximately 234 students are currently enrolled at Northwest Hair Academy. Amongst students at Northwest Hair Academy, the most popular area of study is Beauty.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Mount Vernon schools is $1,750 per year. The Mount Vernon school charging the highest tuition rates is Skagit Valley College, which charges students $3,500 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Mount Vernon is at Skagit Valley College, which charges students $3,500 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $12,239,793 in financial aid was received by students at Mount Vernon colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $12,161,099 of this aid. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $7,979,693, which was given by Skagit Valley College.

Mount Vernon Student Demographics

Approximately 2% of Washington State students were enrolled in Mount Vernon colleges in 2010. That is 5,910 students. Skagit Valley College had the most number of students of any college in Mount Vernon, with 5,676 students. Northwest Hair Academy, with 234 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 79% of students who enroll as first year students at Mount Vernon schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Mount Vernon schools is approximately 43%. Northwest Hair Academy has the highest graduation rate in Mount Vernon, with 67% of students graduating. Skagit Valley College has the lowest rate, with 19% graduating.

Diversity

Mount Vernon schools have a student population that is approximately 64% female. 46% of Mount Vernon college students are older than 24 years. For every 100 Mount Vernon college students, 22 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. The Mount Vernon school with the highest percentage of minority students was Skagit Valley College, with 22% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Mount Vernon Faculty Demographics

Mount Vernon schools had 7,631 faculty members in 2010. 40% of faculty members at Mount Vernon schools were female. 40% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

The average faculty to student ratio for Mount Vernon schools was 1 to 1 in 2009. International Air and Hospitality Academy had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Mount Vernon.

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We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Mount Vernon, WA to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 2,000 $26,770 $25,000 8.1%
2
Office Clerks, General 870 $29,830 $28,240 -3.3%
3
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 790 $35,570 $35,340 -14.1%
4
Registered Nurses 790 $77,300 $67,720 -10.2%
5
Cooks, Restaurant 530 $26,080 $23,260
6
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 520 $49,690 $50,770 92.6%
7
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 500 $58,780 $54,330 19.0%
8
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 490 $40,460 $39,890 22.5%
9
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 490 $29,780 $25,140 28.9%
10
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 490 $34,930 $32,000 6.5%
11
Carpenters 440 $48,410 $43,890 2.3%
12
Medical Secretaries 360 $40,690 $31,820 5.9%
13
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 330 $41,860 $38,200 22.2%
14
Electricians 320 $57,800 $51,810 -36.0%
15
Social and Human Service Assistants 280 $27,610 $30,100 133.3%
16
General and Operations Managers 280 $108,800 $113,100 27.3%
17
Medical Assistants 250 $33,790 $29,760 47.1%
18
Accountants and Auditors 250 $59,410 $68,960 78.6%
19
Billing and Posting Clerks 240 $32,010 $33,270 60.0%
20
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 230 $29,250 $24,180 187.5%
21
Construction Laborers 210 $35,630 $33,590 -58.0%
22
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 200 $68,240 $62,260 -35.5%
23
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 200 $45,370 $42,250 0.0%
24
Dental Assistants 190 $39,470 $34,140
25
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 190 $45,630 $41,360 -17.4%
26
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 180 $46,340 $45,860 38.5%
27
Loan Officers 170 $73,140 $65,900 70.0%
28
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 170 $65,790 $55,620 0.0%
29
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 150 $39,650 $35,920 275.0%
30
Civil Engineers 140 $71,470 $82,280 16.7%
31
Rehabilitation Counselors 140 $40,540 $35,850 -46.2%
32
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 140 $58,400 $54,880 -46.2%
33
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 130 $36,430 $43,850 116.7%
34
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 130 $51,770 $50,360 -18.8%
35
Mechanical Engineers 130 $78,640 $82,480
36
Home Health Aides 120 $20,750 $21,760 -65.7%
37
Physical Therapists 110 $79,240 $77,990
38
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 110 $50,720 $52,790
39
Dental Hygienists 100 $85,390 $68,680
40
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 100 $77,400 $59,060
41
Financial Managers 100 $96,690 $116,970 42.9%
42
Coaches and Scouts 100 $31,230 $35,950 66.7%
43
Pharmacy Technicians 100 $37,510 $29,330 -16.7%
44
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 90 $36,360 $35,010 -35.7%
45
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 90 $28,470 $29,200 50.0%
46
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 80 $32,930 $38,190
47
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters 80 $38,170 $31,790 0.0%
48
Bakers 80 $30,730 $25,350 -11.1%
49
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 80 $58,110 $55,970 33.3%
50
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 80 $84,770 $95,130