Tacoma Program

Evergreen’s Tacoma Program is a small and mighty liberal arts program focused on community, flexibility, and convenience.

Ready to make your mark on the world?

Enroll in a unique curriculum that reflects the diversity of our tight-knit learning community.

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Empowerment Through Education

Evergreen–Tacoma offers adult learners a rich, interdisciplinary curriculum that emphasizes the whole student and focuses on change-making and transformative leadership. You’ll develop and strengthen skills in:

  • Project management
  • Systems analysis
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Working across significant differences
  • Qualitative reasoning
  • Critical thinking
  • Cultural competency 
  • Collaboration and team-building

Enter to learn, depart to serve


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You'll graduate prepared to serve your community. Our alumni work in these exciting fields:

  • Community and Organizational Development
  • Law, Justice, and Public Policy
  • Public Administration and Management
  • Environmental Studies and Public Health
  • Social and Human Services
  • Education and Outreach
  • Communication and Media Literacy

Paying for College

The Evergreen State College does everything we can to help you afford to attend college.

Item Cost
Annual Tuition (three quarters) $7,530
Annual Books and Supplies $900
Total $8,430

The average financial aid package an Evergreen student receives (without student loans) is $12,729. That's more than the average total cost.

Item Cost
Average Aid $12,729
Average Total Cost - $8,430
Potential Money out of Pocket $0

More Reasons to choose Evergreen Tacoma

Close-knit community

  • Small student-faculty class ratios
  • Your own faculty mentor
  • Diverse faculty and students

Flexible degrees

  • Design the education that's best for you
  • Build student community with common themes
  • Prepare for many careers with a breadth of studies
  • Connect to opportunities at Evergreen's Olympia campus

Convenient options

  • Work around your schedule with day or evening classes
  • Close to downtown Tacoma, major bus lines, and freeways
  • Free parking

Stay Connected

Contact Tacoma Admissions to apply today!