Mount Vernon Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Mount Vernon

Skagit Valley College
Four or more years; Public; $4,300 average out-state tuition; $3,800 average in-state tuition
Northwest Hair Academy
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit


Mount Vernon is the county seat of Skagit County, Washington, United States. The population was 31,743 at the 2010 census. It is one of two principal cities of and included in the Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area. 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" by the New Rating Guide to Life in America's Small Cities.

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