Learning at Evergreen is unlike learning anywhere else.


Karl Anderson

Current student Karl Anderson talks about why Evergreen is the right school for him.

Evergreen student stories reveal how this liberal arts college sparked their imagination and met their expectations. Their passion for learning is infectious as they recall their "aha!" moments.

Evergreen professor Greg Mullins believes the narrative evaluation process fosters collaborative learning. Professor Chico Herbison says students are prepared to apply theory to practice.

Evergreen graduates go on to make a difference through their work and in their communities.

Admissions counselors will answer your questions about Evergreen. Catch Admissions on the Road or contact us.

Evergreen also has three graduate studies programs: Environmental Studies, Public Administration and Teaching.

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Complete the Request Info form (future freshmanfuture transfer student) and Admissions will stay in touch with you. You’ll be able to share the publications that describe Evergreen’s liberal arts learning community with your family. You'll be invited to attend events held in Olympia and to receptions held in your community.

Request Info from the graduate program you are interested in: Environmental StudiesPublic AdministrationTeaching.

Visit and Experience Evergreen

Schedule your visit. Tour the campus, talk to students, and sit in on a class. You can even spend the night in campus housing. Experience for yourself what makes being a Greener so great.

If you can't visit, take a virtual campus tour . The tour guide, Erin, will meet you on the parkway and walk around the entire campus. The 360-degree panoramic images will put you right in the center of Red Square, the Organic Farm, the biology lab, the arts annex atrium or freshman housing.

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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

G.I. Jobs seal

G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School for 2014, rated with a 3.9 out of 4 for veteran resources.

Member, G.I. Jobs, since 2011

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

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