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Placement Testing​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 ***Yakima Campus Placement CLOSURES***

 CLOSED: October 10 & 11, November 24, December 15 - 30

Limited Hours: October 31 - November 2: Students can start testing between noon and 3:00.

November 23: Students can start testing between 9:30 -- noon.

The goal of placement is to assess skills to ensure students are able to successfully engage with course content and have the best chances at passing the course. Most courses at YVC have placement prerequisites for writing and math ability. Also, all degree-seeking students must have both a writing and math placement in order to make a New Student Orientation appointment and register for classes. Start your college career the right way at Yakima Valley College and get into the classes that are best for you.

What placement option is best for you?

Your individual situation determines what placement option is best for you. You might even use a different option for your English than for your math placement. If you place into different courses based on different placement options, YVC will honor the highest of your course placements. Learn about placement testing below, and check out all your other placement options by clicking HERE.

Placement Testing

Many students take our placement tests for placement. Watch the video below to learn important tips about the testing process, and then choose your testing location for more details.  ​​​ 

​    Choose your testing location

Choose your testing location and read instructions & hours for testing:







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Yakima Campus

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

Grandview Campus

500 West Main Street
Grandview, WA 98930-1284


Para más información
Yakima: 509.574.4601
Grandview: 509.882.7000

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