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Green River College International Programs

Computer Science

"Getting students properly prepared for transfer and high tech jobs is our goal."
Students studying computer science at Green River College

Study Computer Science at Green River College.

Are you interested in majoring in Computer Science?

Computer science is one of the fastest growing (and highest paying!) fields today. Green River has robust computer science pathways for students interested in this field, including:

Most of our international students choose to follow the Associate in Science Transfer Degree Options as guides and transfer to four-year universities. We have had students transfer into Computer Science programs at the University of Washington Seattle, University of California Berkeley, Purdue University, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Minnesota, Georgia Tech, and many more.

Seong Hoon Lee - South Korea
"As a student coming from a non-STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) background, I did not have any prior exposure to advanced mathematics, physics, and programming. Luckily for me, Green River College (GRC) has allowed me to ease my transition into the Computer Science program in three ways."
Jia Na - China
"The instructors are really experienced and always so patient and willing to help me out when I am confused. Attending Green River is one of the best decisions I have made in my life as the knowledge and experience I am gaining here is giving me a running start towards my future goal."

Sample Degree Plans

Here some examples of the classes you would take at Green River College to transfer as a Computer Science major:

Student Involvement

Outside of the classroom, Green River offers a wide range of academic and extra-curricular opportunities to its students to develop new interests and friendships, expand their knowledge of leadership; broaden their network of faculty, students and alumni and participate in educational and social events. Involvement in the extracurricular life not only enriches the collegiate experience; it provides important background and experience for a student's resume.

  • Leadership training
  • Community volunteering
  • Professional clubs and organizations
  • Student Government

Why choose Green River?

There are many advantages to pursuing your Computer Science degree at Green River College:

  1. Faculty combines theory and practice in their teaching
  2. Small class size
  3. Personal advisor to assist in developing transfer plan
  4. Cost efficient
  5. On-campus housing
  6. Diverse campus population with students from 64 countries

Transfer to Top Universities

Attesting to the high quality of the computer science degree offered at Green River, many universities, including: American University, Arizona State University, UC Irvine, Central Washington University, and Florida Institute of Technology have signed Conditional Admissions and Designated Pathway agreements with the college. Students who complete the minimum transfer requirements at Green River and apply on time will be automatically be accepted to these universities. See University Transfer Pathway.

Many students, however, have also transferred to other top universities without the use of conditional admissions agreements. These institutions include Brown University and Georgia Tech.

In addition, not only does Green River offer a high quality degree but also the chance to live and learn alongside students from more than 64 countries. This provides students with the cross-cultural skills and competence necessary to function in today's increasingly globalized business world. 

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