Yakima Valley College (YVC)

Yakima, WA

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Yakima Valley College Student Essentials

Yakima Valley College Student Essentials
Region: Northwest
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Yaks
Website: www.yvcc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,820
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,214
Retention Rate: 58%
Enrollment: 6,538
Year Established: 1928

About YVC

Yakima Valley College is one of the oldest community colleges in the state of Washington. Founded in 1928, the college has a long tradition of quality in teaching and in its commitment to students.

Yakima Valley College is a public, two-year institution of higher education which is a part of one of the best comprehensive community college systems in the nation. As such, the college offers programs in adult basic education, English as a Second Language, lower division arts and sciences, professional and technical education, and community services.

Yakima Valley College employs a talented and dedicated faculty whose primary interest is in delivering the best possible instruction to students.

YVC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

67% of students gave Yakima Valley College 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating

Overall the experience at the school has been very positive, I have defiantly enjoyed it much more than high school and I am able to effectively manage my classes so I have time to take care of my grandpa and look for a job.

YVC Map & Location

Yakima Valley College
South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98907

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Getting Around YVC


Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.


YVC Students

Total Students 6,538

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 41%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 49%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 2%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 41%
African American 1%
Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska native 2%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 44%
Part-Time 56%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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