​​​​​​College Alternative Program

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The College Alternative Program (CAP) is a partnership between YVC and Ellensburg School District. The program allows students between the ages of 16-20 who have not earned a GED or high school diploma to work toward earning their GED.

How to sign up?

Enrollment is ongoing throughout the academic school year.
Follow these steps to get started:

  • Pick up a registration packet.
  • Offered in Ellensburg only: Visit the YV​​C Ellensburg Learning Center located at 401 East Mountainview, Ellensburg, WA 98926.
  • Once the packet is complete and approved you will receive an appointment time to take an entrance assessment.
  • Individual can begin classes following the assessment.

The College Alternative Program is free to eligible students.
There is no cost.​​​​


Updated each quarter - dates, times, and locations of the entrance assessment and class offerings are available by contacting the site you plan to attend. ​CAP is offered in Ellensburg.