Applying for admission to The Evergreen State College is a straightforward process. This is your first step to becoming a Greener.

Find out how and when you should apply, as well as requirements for admission or get started right now by choosing the quarter in which you’d like to start at Evergreen.

  • Fall quarter

    Fall Quarter 2018

    Classes start September 24, 2018.

    Start application.

  • Fall quarter

    Winter Quarter 2019

    Classes start January 7, 2019.

    Applications will be accepted beginning April 1, 2018.


    Apply by Mail

    If you prefer to apply or pay your fee by mail instead, download, complete, and send us a paper application (PDF) along with a check or money order. Do not send cash.

Visit Evergreen

Visit us year-round. Join us for an information session or campus tour, or go in-depth with an overnight stay or class visit.

Students sit in the sun

Upcoming events

Other ways to see us

Get on Our Mailing List

Sign up for our mailing list and get colorful brochures and magazines along with email updates that share upcoming events and tell you everything you want to know about life and school at Evergreen.

Fiske “Best Buy” seal

The Evergreen State College in Olympia is one of just 44 institutions named a 2015 Fiske Best Buy School. The designation recognizes institutions in the U.S., Canada, and Britain that offer “the best education at the most reasonable costs.”

Fiske Guide Best Buy, since 2010

Colleges That Change Lives badge

“There are precious few public institutions where the faculty feels as close to the students or values them as highly.”

Member, Colleges That Change Lives, since 1996

G.I. Jobs seal

G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School for 2015, rated with a 3.9 out of 4 for veteran resources.

Member, G.I. Jobs, since 2011

The Princeton Review Best Colleges

“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.

The Princeton Review Best Colleges