Yakima Valley Community College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Quarter

State: Washington


Yakima Valley Community 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.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 4388

Undergraduate Students: 4388
Faculty: 124

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 35:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 35:1

Contact Information

Sixteenth And Nob Hill Boulevard
Yakima Washington 98902

Website: http://www.yvcc.edu

Main Email: admis@yvcc.edu

Main Phone: 509-574-4600

Additional Campuses:
YVCC Grandview Campus
500 West Main Street
Grandview, Washington 98930-1284

Admissions Contact:
Admissions Office
(509) 574-4600

Transfer Services Contact:
Kathryn Bauer
Counseling faculty, Counseling and Advising Center
(509) 574-4965

International Admissions Contact:
International Student Office

Athletics Contact:
Ray Funk
(509) 574-4722

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Yakima Valley Community College has an open-door admissions policy for any adult eighteen or over or whose high school class has graduated. Minimum GPA requirements vary by program.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
In general, credit may be granted for courses taken at accredited institutions.

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:
Not required for general admissions.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Not required for general admissions.

Essay(s) required:
Not required for general admissions.

Application Fee:
$20 nonrefundable application fee ($25 for international students).

Other Requirements:
Certain professional/technical programs have additional requirements and application procedures. The Compass Test is required for all students unless you have a transcript from a previous college with math or English credits.

Fall Deadline:
Rolling Admissions

Spring Deadline:
Rolling Admissions

Summer Deadline:
Rolling Admissions

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

Total Cost – In-State:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Scholarship applicants should fill out only one official YVCC Scholarship Application form and mail or turn it in to the YVCC Foundation Office. To apply for the federal and state financial aid programs available at the college, submit the FAFSA.

Special Programs

The Counseling and Advising Center is available to discuss transfer requirements. Contact the Center at (509) 574-4956.


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