Yes! As an international student, you can work on campus 20 hours/week if you are in good academic standing but you cannot work off campus unless authorized by the U.S. immigration. Please be advised that even though many international students work on campus it is not abundantly available.
Yakima Valley College does not have any scholarships or financial aid for international applicants at this time. However, you may want to investigate the following websites for possible funding resources: College Board www.collegeboard.org Phone: 1-212-713-8143 Institute of International Education www.iie.org Phone: 1-800-445-0443
For new students, tuition will be paid at your assigned registration session. For continuing students, tuition must be paid by the deadline provided each quarter.
You have flexibility to choose classes from all areas of your graduation requirements. Prior to taking classes, all students (including American students) are required to take a college placement test. The college placement test determines both English and math levels including pre-requisite requirements for college-level classes.
International students must have a TOEFL or other recognized test of English proficiency score. See admission for more details.
You can start school at the beginning of any of the four quarters: September, January, March or June.
Yes. Please note that due to the high cost of medical services in the United States, we require that students have medical insurance coverage while attending Yakima Valley College. Students will be required to purchase insurance or provide proof of home country insurance during advising. At Yakima Valley College, we are interested in your well-being [...]
No, the application fee cannot be waived. This is required in order for your application to be complete and reviewed for admission.
Yakima Valley College does not have application deadlines. We have what is called "rolling admission." You may apply at any time for admission. However, the International Student Program office needs adequate time to process your application. Additionally, we do recommend that you apply in time to make an appointment at the embassy to get your [...]
We recommend that you arrive a few days (2-3 days) before your placement testing and advising session to overcome jet lag and adjust to your new environment.