The proximity of the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island means that area colleges and universities cater to both traditional and nontraditional students.
Skagit Valley College
Skagit Valley College is a community college that has served Whidbey Island residents since 1926. The school offers degrees in fields such as manufacturing technology, culinary arts, hospitality management and human services. Skagit Valley also has online courses available.
Located on the naval air station, Brandman University offers courses to both military and nonmilitary students. The school offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, as well as graduate certificates. Online courses are also available.
Columbia College is a private, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college on Whidbey Island that is geared towards serving military personnel. They offer both associate’s and bachelor’s degrees, as well as online courses to more than 11,000 military and civilian students each year.
Learn about the public and private schools in Oak Harbor.