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Yakima Valley Community College Academics

About the Professors

Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Female Professors
52%
Male Professors
48%
Average Professor Salary
$79,164
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    2%
  • Asian American
    2%
  • Hispanic
    5%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    0%
  • Multiracial
    0%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    90%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
98%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.51 responses
Poll
88%
of students say professors care about their students' success.51 responses
Poll
84%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.51 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.51 responses

Quality of Education

Academics
C
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
22%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
60%
Part-Time Retention Rate
39%
Academic Calendar
Quarter
Research Funding per Student
$0
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
  • Teacher Certification
    No
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    No

What Students Say About Education

Poll
Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?
Based on 148 responses
  • Applicable to the real world
    26%
  • Learned a lot of new things
    28%
  • Will advance my career
    24%
  • Will help me switch careers
    7%
  • Learned a few new things
    11%
  • Haven't learned anything I didn't already know
    2%
  • Waste of time
    2%
100%
of students say they attend class.6 responses
33%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.6 responses
100%
of students say they do all their homework.6 responses
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