Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

200 University Parkway, Yakima
WA, 98901
Tel: (509)452-5100
299 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights:
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences serves 299 students (98% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences is one of 2 community colleges within Yakima County, WA.
The nearest community college is Yakima Valley Community College (3.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 299 teachers has grown by 0% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 0:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
299 students
1,303 students
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Total Enrollment (2009-2012)
# Full-Time Students
294 students
834 students
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Full-Time Students (2009-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5 students
1,040 students
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Part-Time Students (2009-2012)
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences sch enrollment Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
8%
2%
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Asian (2010-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Hispanic (2009-2012)
% Black
- 11%
% White
86%
66%
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences White (2009-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences More (2009-2012)
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 0.44
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences Diversity Score (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Washington public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,780 per year for in-state students and $7,715 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,729 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 higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Washington is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.