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 Word or PDF file
- Include your full name and birth date
You can also apply using the Common App.
|Starting Quarter||Applications Accepted||Priority Date||Decisions Begin|
|Fall Quarter||August 1||February 1||November 1|
|Winter Quarter||April 1||October 1||October 1|
|Spring Quarter||June 1||December 1||December 1|
Ready to apply?
Select the quarter you want to start.
Spring Quarter 2021
Classes start March 29, 2021
Online application deadline: March 12
Application materials deadline: March 19
Fall Quarter 2021
Classes start September 27, 2021
Winter Quarter 2022
Classes start January 3, 2022
Applications not yet open.
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.