IEP Program Benefits

Intensive English Program Benefits

Why should you choose to study Intensive English at Green River College?

1. Highly qualified teachers

  • Masters degrees and years of teaching experience
  • Familiar with different cultures and speak other languages

2. Small classes

  • 12-15 students
  • Individual attention

3. Personal and proactive advising

  • Ensure student success
  • Timely guidance

4. A unique bridge program

  • Prepare students well for academic studies
  • Language sheltered environment

5. Foundation for Success Program for new students

  • Information and activities to adjust to life at Green River College
  • Peer to peer support

6. Additional free resources

  • Study Hall with language tutors to help students study before class
  • Online lessons and exercises to complete after class

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The Green River College Intensive English program offers small class sizes and individual attention.

Yu Sato

Transferred to: UC Berkeley BS, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

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“After studying English (IEP) at Green River for a year, I then studied another 2 years in the academic program. In 2013, I transferred to UC Berkeley. I am now pursuing further education at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, the #1 School of veterinary medicine in the world. I cannot describe how much I appreciate Green River College. I would not have been able to make it this far without my time at GRC.”

Major: Molecular Environmental Biology

Jiacheng Liu (Tyler)

Transferred to: UCLA

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“Green River College offers a great program that is open to every level of student. You can start from Intensive English classes and transfer to a top university.”

Major: Electrical Engineering
Country: China

Contact Us

Phone: 253-288-3300
Fax: 253-333-4940
Zoom: Virtual Lobby

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Upcoming Dates

The application deadline for students transferring from within the U.S. is 8 a.m. on Arrival Day.

Spring Term
Classes Begin:
1 April 2024
Classes End:
17 June 2024
Summer Term
Preferred Application Deadline:
1 May 2024
Orientation Student (virtual)
12 & 13 June 2024
Orientation Parent (virtual)
14 June 2024 
Arrival & Housing Move-in Day
26 June 2024
In-Person Orientation Day
27 June 2024 
In-Person Parent Orientation
27 June 2024
Classes Start:
1 July 2024
Classes End:
22 August 2024


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IVD Building
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA USA 98092-3699

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