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Yakima Valley College (YVC) enrolls all types of students. The Office of Admissions has an open-door policy and accepts all persons who may benefit from our educational programs. As a student, you will find a variety of options available depending on your status and goals.

New College Student

  • New to college or have limited college experience (less than 30 transferable college level credits)
  • Have never attended YVC
  • Desire to enroll in credited classes and seek a degree/certificate

Returning College Student

  • Previously attended credited classes at YVC
  • Readmitting after an absence of one year or more from YVC

Transfer Student

  • Have attended college at another institution
  • Have 30 or more transferable college level credits

International Student

  • Need a visa in order to study or live in the United States

Non-degree Seeking Student

  • Not seeking a degree or certificate from YVC
  • Interested in part-time student status

Running Start

  • Offers eligible high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to enroll in regular college classes on our campus and to receive both high school and college credit

Under 18 Years of Age Admissions

  • The minimum age for admission to YVC is 18 years of age unless the applicant has a high school diploma or GED certificate or is a participant in the Running Start program. Applicants under the age of 18 may request an exception to the minimum age requirement
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Selective Admission

The following programs have requirements beyond the regular application process. For assistance with the processes, contact the Special Admissions Representative at (509) 574-4714.

Yakima Campus

S.16th Ave & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98902

Grandview Campus

500 West Main Street
Grandview, WA 98930-1284


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Yakima: 509.574.4601
Grandview: 509.882.7000

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Mailing Address P.O. Box 22520 Yakima, WA 98907-2520
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