About Yakima Valley College

  • Yakima Valley College was founded in 1928 and has a long tradition of quality teaching and commitment to students.
  • As a public, two-year institution of higher education, YVC is part of one of the best comprehensive community college systems in the nation.
  • The college is governed by a 5 member Board of Trustees.
  • YVC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. We also have earned special accreditation recognition in the following programs automotive service technology, dental hygiene, medical assisting, nursing, radiologic sciences, surgical technology, and veterinary technology.
  • The college serves over 8,000 square miles including Yakima, Kittitas, and Klickitat counties. YVC has campuses in Yakima & Grandview and Learning centers in Ellensburg, Toppenish, and Sunnyside.
  • Since 2002, YVC has been designated by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-serving Institution.
  • The college employs an average of 1,040 people including full-time, part-time, and student workers.
  • We offer face-to-face and online instruction with flexible class schedules for day and evening classes.

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