The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, having been reviewed and reaccredited in 2012. Credits earned in nearly all courses numbered 100 or higher are transferable to other colleges and universities nationwide.

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Several Workforce Education programs have earned special accreditation or recognition in their field of specialty as well. Additional information on this accreditation or recognition may be found in the following links.

Yakima Valley College is also affiliated with the American Association of Community Colleges.