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Yakima Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Yakima Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Yakima, Washington

There are at least 3 colleges in Yakima, listed and described below. These schools represent 4,828 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 4,179 full-time students.

We also provide an extensive list of Washington Colleges.

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The Art Institutes system of schools


Seattle, WA

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Communications and Media
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America


Lakewood, WA

Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC) is committed to be a leading educational institution offering effective training while maintaining a high standard of quality and integrity.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Charter College


Yakima, WA

You can prepare for a new career with help from Charter College.

  • Program Categories: Business, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Colleges in Yakima with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Perry Technical Institute
2011 W Washington Ave.
Yakima, WA 98903-1296

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: electrician, instrumentation tech, HVAC, commercial art, automobile mechanics, communications tech courses, machinist, business management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 442 students, 699 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Yakima Beauty School Beautyworks
401 N First St
Yakima, WA 98901

  • Programs: cosmetology, barber, cosmetoloty instructor, manicurist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 32 students, 55 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Yakima Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Professional Beauty School Yakima
2105 W Lincoln Ave, Suite B
Yakima, WA 98902

  • Programs: cosmetology, cosmetoloty instructor
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 20 students, 49 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Yakima Valley Community College
South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98907-2520

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, business, nursing assistant, radiation therapist, medical assistant, automobile mechanics
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 4,354 students, 3,425 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Toppenish Colleges 1 8,946 1,198  

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