Your first step to becoming a Greener is applying for admission to The Evergreen State College.
Applications for admission are currently accepted for:
Winter Quarter 2018
Classes start January 8, 2018.
Application closes December 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. (Pacific).
Spring Quarter 2018
Classes start April 2, 2018.
Fall Quarter 2018
Classes start September 24, 2018.
Review the application process.
Freshman or Transfer?
You’ll apply as a freshman…
- You are currently a high school senior.*
- You are a high school graduate, or
- You have a GED or High School Equivalency exam results, AND
- You have not taken any college courses.
*Running Start, Dual Credit, and AP/IB students currently attending high school, should complete the Freshman Application.
Find out about the admission requirements for freshman applicants.
You’ll apply as a transfer student...
- You attempted one or more college courses since leaving high school.**
- You left high school and will have credit through Running Start, Dual Credit, or AP/IB exams.**
- You have not received a bachelor's degree.
**Applicants with less than 40 transferable quarter credits will be asked to submit an official high school transcript, ACT/SAT test scores, and/or GED/High school equivalency exam results.
Visit Evergreen & Learn More
Attend a campus event
- Fridays at Evergreen—February 2 and March 2, 2018. Mini-open house event.
- Preview Day—January 13, 2018. Olympia campus open house.
Campus visitors are welcome year-round
Individual visits include an Evergreen Information Session and Campus Tour.
During the academic year, go in-depth with an overnight stay or class visit.
Can’t Make it to Olympia?
Admissions on the Road: see an Admissions Counselor on the Road at your school or at a college fair.
Meet the Admissions Counselors and start a conversation to learn more about Evergreen.
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The Evergreen State College in Olympia is one of just 38 colleges named in the 2018 Fiske Best Buy School guide. The designation recognizes institutions in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom that offer "the best education at the most reasonable costs."
Fiske Guide Best Buy, since 2010
“There are precious few public institutions where the faculty feels as close to the students or values them as highly.”
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G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School for 2015, rated with a 3.9 out of 4 for veteran resources.
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“Evergreen offers outstanding academics, which is the primary criteria for our choice of schools for the book.” Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the book.