About Evergreen: An Extraordinary College
Evergreen is a progressive, public liberal arts and sciences college located in Olympia, Washington, in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
Escape the sequences of disconnected classes and endless prerequisites. Experience a better way of learning with programs that explore the many sides of a theme or topic. Narrative evaluations from faculty replace competitive grades with meaningful feedback.
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60+ fields of study to explore. We don’t tell you what to take. You’re free to choose programs with topics that interest you.
1st-year access—Freshmen students can get access to top tier equipment like nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopes, 3D printers, and studio cameras, right out of the gate. Other colleges require upper level experience or research clearance.
88% of Greener grads are employed or pursuing graduate or professional studies within one year of graduation (or both!)
3 graduate programs ground you in values of service, community, social justice, and stewardship.
Evergreen’s great education comes at a modest price.
71% of Greeners receive financial aid.
Greeners experience the fastest time to degree among Washington’s public four-year institutions. That means less in total costs for you.
Nearly 50% of graduates in the Class of 2013 finished without any debt. Those who did borrow while attending Evergreen borrowed below state and national averages.
Source: State of Washington Education Research & Data Center
There’s just something about being a Greener that you won’t find anywhere else. Whether through athletics, recreation, or the arts, Geoducks do things a little bit better, or smarter, or just differently.
The Evergreen State College exists at a cultural crossroads. In one direction lies urban excitement. In another lies outdoor adventure. In yet another you’ll find homegrown comfort.