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Yakima Valley Community College

Yakima, WA 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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About Yakima Valley Community College

Yakima Valley Community College Overview

Yakima Valley Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Yakima, Washington. Yakima Valley Community College was founded in 1928 and the school now enrolls around 3,954 students a year, which includes 3,954 undergrads. Yakima Valley Community College provides on-campus housing for up to 300 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 12. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should receive admissions decisions by September 12.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Yakima Valley Community College!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Yakima Valley Community College's theater groups.

Yakima Valley Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Yakima Valley Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Yakima Valley Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Yakima Valley Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Quarter
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $4,343
Out-of-State $4,812

Is Yakima Valley Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a better idea of what Yakima Valley Community College offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Yakima Valley Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Yakima Valley Community College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Yakima Valley Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Yakima Valley Community College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Yakima Valley Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Yakima Valley Community College.

Based on this information, does Yakima Valley Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Yakima Valley Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Yakima Valley Community College Located?

Yakima Valley Community College is located in the small town setting of Yakima, Washington.

If you are interested in seeing Yakima Valley Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 82 to Yakima, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Yakima Air Terminal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Yakima Valley Community College and Yakima are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 22520 Yakima, WA 98907-2520

Campus Setting: Small Town

Yakima Valley Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 12

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 12

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Yakima Valley Community College is Aug 12.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Yakima Valley Community College is Sep 12.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Yakima Valley Community College ACT Scores


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Yakima Valley Community College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Yakima Valley Community College is like? There are approximately 3,954 students enrolled at Yakima Valley Community College. 54% percent of students attend school full-time.


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