Financial Aid

Paying for College

Paying for college can be one of the toughest parts of earning your degree—but it doesn’t have to be. We’re here to help you obtain financial aid to accomplish your goals and fulfill your dreams. If you qualify, a variety of grants and loans are available. The process is not difficult but requires you to apply for aid and respond to our information requests in a timely manner.

You can access information about your aid application and financial awards by logging in to the Financial Aid Portal. In the future, students will be able to view their financial aid balances in ctcLink.

Types of Financial Aid

Financing a college education is an investment in the future. Federal and state financial aid programs, as well as privately funded scholarships, are designed to provide additional financial resources for students who are serious about attending Yakima Valley College but do not have adequate resources to pay the full cost of attendance on their own. YVC offers several kinds of financial aid which include: