Apply as a First-Year Student
First-year students should submit
- An online application
- A $50 application fee
- Official transcripts
- SAT/ACT test scores or an application essay
Instead of submitting test scores, you can submit an essay answering the following question:
“How has your experience prepared you to attend The Evergreen State College?”
Your essay should:
- Be 300–500 words
- Be uploaded as a PDF or Word file
- Include your full name and birth date
You can also apply using the Common App.
Ready to apply?
Select the quarter you want to start.
Winter Quarter 2022
Application Deadline: December 10
Transcript/Test Score/Essay Deadline: December 17
Classes start January 3, 2022
Spring Quarter 2022
Application Deadline: March 11
Transcript/Test Score/Essay Deadline: March 18
Classes start March 28, 2022
Fall Quarter 2022
Application Deadline: September 9
Transcript/Test Score/Essay Deadline: September 16
Classes start September 26, 2022
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. 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, please contact your Admissions Counselors.