Transfer Students

Ready to join the Evergreen community? Transfer students qualify for admissions when they’ve fulfilled the following:

  • Cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Have a 2.0 GPA or higher in their last quarter or semester attended.
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You are considered a transfer student if:

  • You have graduated with high school diploma or equivalent
  • And attended college after earning high school diploma or equivalent

As a transfer student your application will include the following:

  • Online application
  • $50 application fee (waivers available)
  • Official college/university transcripts

If you have less than 40 transferable credits you will need to include:

  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Or apply test optional with a 300-500 word essay responding to:

How has your experience prepared you to attend The Evergreen State college?

More than half of our students come to Evergreen with existing credits. Here’s why:

  • Evergreen’s generous credit transfer policies—every transferable credit counts toward your accredited bachelor’s degree.
  • Academically rigorous and individually tailored, Evergreen empowers you to build your own unique academic pathways.
  • Evergreen’s commitment to student research, writing and seminar prepares students to thrive in graduate school.
  • Students enjoy easy access to top-notch professional staff and faculty who are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.
  • Evergreen’s Veterans Resource Center helps veterans, active duty service members and military partners access your benefits and excel in the classroom.

"I was jumping through all of the hoops for my degree, but realized that I wasn't really directing my education. When I came to Evergreen I started driving my college experience more fully, honing in on food systems and community organizing."

Katie Rains, Executive Director of GRuB, Transfer Student

Katie Rains ’08, Executive Director of GRuB, transfer student
Katie Rains
Food Systems

Apply by Mail 

If you prefer to apply or pay your fee by mail, send us a completed paper application (PDF) along with a check or money order. You can also apply online and send the fee by mail. Please do not send cash. 

Any items received after the deadline will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. If you are interested in applying after the deadline, contact Admissions.



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