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.
Spring Quarter 2018
Classes start April 2, 2018.
This application closes on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific).
Official transcripts and/or test scores are due on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific).
Fall Quarter 2018
Classes start September 24, 2018.
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 us year-round. Join us for an information session or campus tour, or go in-depth with an overnight stay or class visit.
- Mar 2
Fridays at Evergreen—A half-day open house event.
- Jan 19
Preview Day 2019—Our full day Olympia open house event.
Other ways to see us
- Take a virtual campus tour.
- Talk to us in person at your school or at a college fair.
- Find an admissions counselor and contact them with your questions.
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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
“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 Military Friendly School for 2015, rated with a 3.9 out of 4 for veteran resources.
Member, G.I. Jobs, since 2011
“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.