Yakima Valley Community College, founded in 1928, the college is one of the oldest community colleges in the state of Washington. Having a long tradition of quality in teaching and in its commitment to students. YVCC employs a talented and dedicated faculty whose primary interest is in delivering the best possible instruction to students the college offers programs mainly in adult basic education, English as a Second Language, lower division arts and sciences, professional and technical education, and community services. YVC college enriches individuals and communities by delivering accessible, student-cantered education. YVC addresses the needs of its diverse communities by providing learning opportunities in basic literacy; academic, professional, and technical education; and lifelong learning. Central Washington University and Heritage Universities are the leading partners of Yakima Valley Community College.