Yakima Valley Community College

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Yakima Valley College (YVC) is one of the oldest community colleges in Washington.[citation needed]


Yakima Valley College 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.

Yakima Valley College 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. The college also offers bachelor of applied science degrees in business management, information technology, and dental hygiene.

Yakima Valley College employs a talented and dedicated faculty whose primary interest is in delivering the best possible instruction to students

Mission: YVCC enriches and enhances individuals and communities by delivering accessible,

student-centered education. YVCC addresses the needs of our diverse communities by providing learning opportunities in basic literacy; academic, professional, and technical education; and lifelong learning.

For more information visit www.yvcc.edu


Yakima Valley College competes in the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) as the Yaks, fielding men's teams for baseball, women's teams for soccer, softball and volleyball and men's and women's teams for basketball.[1]


  1. ^ "Yakima Valley Community College Athletics". Yakima Valley Community College. Retrieved September 22, 2016. 

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Coordinates: 46°35′11″N 120°31′41″W / 46.58639°N 120.52806°W / 46.58639; -120.52806