Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

200 University Parkway
Yakima, WA 98901
Tel: (509)452-5100
360 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences serves 360 students (99% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is one of 2 community colleges within Yakima County County, WA.
The nearest community college is Yakima Valley Community College (3.6 miles away).

School Overview

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 37 staff 60 staff

Student Body

The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
360 students
1,269 students
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 21:1
# Full-Time Students
355 students
810 students
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5 students
1,017 students
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Part-Time Students (2009-2013)
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences sch enrollment Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences sta enrollment
% Asian
15%
2%
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Hispanic (2009-2013)
% White
71%
57%
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences White (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences sch ethnicity Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.25 0.53
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Diversity Score (2009-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,000 per year for in-state students and $7,107 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,169 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Washington community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.46, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Washington is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.