Wenatchee Valley College

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General Information

Admission Office

1300 Fifth Street

Wenatchee, WA 98801-1799

(509) 682-6806

(877) 982-4698

Fax: (509) 682-6801

Contact: William Maxwell

Director of Enrollment Services
Main Address

1300 Fifth Avenue

Wenatchee, WA 98801-1799

(509) 682-6800


Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,477


Rural setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $2,572 $2,622 $2,896 $3,099 +7.01%
Books and Supplies $900 $924 $972 $1,069 +9.98%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $3,472 $3,546 $3,868 $4,168 +7.76%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 260 63%
Grant or scholarship aid 238 58% $1,099,391 $4,619
• Federal grants 203 49% $698,495 $3,441
• Pell grants 201 49% $659,580 $3,281
• Other federal grants 42 10% $38,915 $927
State/local government grant or scholarships 197 48% $386,917 $1,964
Institutional grants or scholarships 22 5% $13,979 $635
Student loan aid 78 19% $385,026 $4,936
• Federal student loans 78 19% $385,026 $4,936
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 558 428
Agriculture 1 66
Agricultural Production Operations 1
Agricultural Production Operations, Other 65
Viticulture and Enology 1
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 35 38
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 14 2
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 26
Business Administration and Management 7
Business/commerce 10
Business/office Automation/technology/data Entry 7
Hospitality Administration/management, Other 2
Office Management and Supervision 4
Receptionist 1
Computing and Information Sciences 10 33
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 10 4
Data Entry/microcomputer Applications 27
Word Processing 2
Education 1 2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 1 2
Engineering Technology 1
Drafting and Design Technology/technician 1
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 126 221
Clinical/medical Laboratory Assistant 15
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 60
Medical Office Assistant/specialist 2
Medical/clinical Assistant 36
Nursing Assistant/aide and Patient Care Assistant/aide 123
Radiologic Technology/science – Radiographer 15
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 91
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling 5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 12 13
Corrections 13
Criminal Justice/police Science 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 349
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 349
Mechanics and Repairers 20 45
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 9 4
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician 7 27
Industrial Electronics Technology/technician 4 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/technicians, Other 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Natural Resources/conservation 1
Personal and Culinary Services 4
Food Preparation/professional Cooking/kitchen Assistant 4
Physical Sciences 4
Physical Sciences 4
Precision Production Trades 4
Welding Technology/welder 4
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Allied health applicants must submit supplemental application form that details work completed in specific program prerequisites.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business C
Agricultural Production A,C
Agricultural/Food Processing A
Crop Production C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Office Clerical Services C
Office Management A
Resort Management C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C


Early Childhood Education A,C

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Laboratory Assistance A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Electronics A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General A,C

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Wenatchee Valley College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (509) 682-6800
Website: www.wvc.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.wvc.edu/admissions/apply.html
Address: 1300 Fifth St, Wenatchee, WA 98801-1799
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 3,352
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,276 (68% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $4,208
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,630
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 70%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,042

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Wenatchee Valley College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Wenatchee Valley College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 51
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 84
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 41
Education 21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 441
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 64
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Physical Sciences 1
Precision Production 31
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 34231

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Wenatchee Valley College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $4,208
Out-of-state $4,630
Books and supplies $900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 294 70%
Grant or scholarship aid 276 66% $6,042
Student loan aid 28 7% $4,446

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,551 45% $5,995
Federal student loans 268 8% $5,020

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Wenatchee Valley College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Wenatchee Valley College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Wenatchee Valley College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 3,352
Undergraduate enrollment 3,352
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Wenatchee Valley College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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