Yakima Valley Community College

South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, WA 98907-2520

About Yakima Valley Community College

Yakima Valley Community College is classified as a medium-sized, rural-serving public Associate’s college with a student body of up to 7,500 students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This mid-sized two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,724
Student Age% Under 2559%
 % 25 and Over41%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time58%
 % Part-time42%
Race/Ethnicity% White56.3%
 % Black1.4%
 % Asian1.3%
 % Latino34.0%
 % Native American2.9%
 % Race Unknown1.1%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemQuarter

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$20
 In-State Tuition & Fees$3,442
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$3,842
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid64%
 % Undergraduates with Loans17%
 % Undergraduates with Grants56%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$972
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$2,915
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,460
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,216
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,901

Neighborhood Data for the Yakima Area

Median Age33.2
Median Household Income$41,071
Total Population89,825
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.6% 50.4%
 Age 0-950.3%49.7%
 Age 10-1752.9%47.1%
 Age 18-2448.2%51.8%
 Age 25-2954.3%45.7%
 Age 30-3953.2%46.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White65.9%
 % Black1.4%
 % Asian1.0%
 % Latino41.0%
 % Native American1.8%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$2,915
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,460
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$574
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50050.0%36.0%10.9%
 $500 to $74916.6%47.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9998.3%7.5%30.2%
 Over $100025.2%9.3%9.9%
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