Apply for Admission

No matter where you’re going, Yakima Valley College (YVC) is the place to start.

With our many academic options, you can earn the training, degree, or certificate you need to get a great job, or you can earn credits that transfer to a four-year university.

YVC now offers several applied bachelor’s degree programs. Explore them now to learn how you can widen your career options in these high-demand fields.

Application Days – February 15 & 16

Get one-on-one assistance completing your application, applying for financial aid, and learning how YVC’s academic pathways can help you reach your career and education goals. Our team of experts is here to help. No appointment is needed to participate.

  • February 15 – 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Yakima Campus, Deccio Higher Education Center (Building #8), South 16th Ave and Nob Hill Blvd.
  • February 16 – 12:30 to 6 p.m. Grandview Campus, Grandview Main (Building #56), 500 W. Main Street

If you need to complete both your application for admission and an application for financial aid, please make sure to arrive by 5 p.m.

Upon completing your application and paying the $30 application fee, those participating in Application Day will be set up for any additional steps that need to be completed before taking part in New Student Orientation and registering for Spring Quarter classes.

Open-Door Policy

YVC is committed to an open-door policy and encourages the use of its post-secondary educational opportunities and services by the whole community. All community members, whether or not they possess a high school diploma, may enroll at the college without regard for their past educational record.


Students come from lots of different pathways to YVC. Wherever you’re coming from, we’re excited you’re here!

Choose the student profile below that fits you best and follow that link to find out what’s next for your academic career.