Yakima Valley College (YVC) is one of the oldest community colleges in the state of Washington. Founded in 1928, the college has a long tradition of quality in teaching and in its commitment to students.
YVC is a public, two-year institution of higher education which is a part of one of the best comprehensive community college systems in the nation. As such, the college offers programs in adult basic education, English as a Second Language, lower division arts and sciences, professional and technical education, and community services.
YVC employs a talented and dedicated faculty whose primary interest is in delivering the best possible instruction to students.
YVC offers a wide array of cultural and extra-curricular activities, including drama, athletics, music events, student clubs, and even a teaching vineyard and a renowned art gallery. The college’s Student Residence Center (SRC) offers students the chance to live on campus, including those in YVC’s International Student Program.
YVC has campuses in Yakima and Grandview as well as learning centers in Sunnyside, Toppenish and Ellensburg.