International Students

Pricing Information



Financial Estimates

Academic Quarter

Tuition & Fees $ 3003.00
Room $ 915.00
Books $ 500.00
Personal & Misc. $ 500.00
Medical Insurance $ 500.00
TOTAL $ 5,418.00

Academic Year

Tuition & Fees $ 9,009.00
Room $ 2,745.00
Books $ 1,500.00
Personal & Misc. $ 1,500.00
Medical Insurance $ 1,500.00
TOTAL $ 16,254.00

These are estimates only and do not include such expenses such as meals and travel and are subject to change without notice. Tuition and fees normally increase each year. (Financial estimates updated: 7/5/2011)


  • Please visit the Bookstore website for further details.

Housing Costs

Medical Insurance

  • Students are required to purchase or show proof of insurance for a minimum of nine months (one academic year). Once accepted to Yakima Valley Community College, students cannot register for classes until they have purchased or provided proof of medical insurance coverage. Please contact the International Student Program office for further details.

Paying Your Tuition

  • Tuition and fees are due after you register.

  • You may pay by credit card, cashier's check, money order, wire transfer, personal check (from a U.S. bank) or traveler's check. Send payments to the Cashiers Office or Pay Online.

  • If you cannot pay on the first day of classes, it is important that you talk to an advisor before you register.

Refund Policy

  • The $30 international student application fee is non-refundable.