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Green River College International

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Green River College

TOP FIVE REASONS TO CHOOSE GREEN RIVER COLLEGE - Choosing a college is a big decision, and Green River College's commitment to academic excellence, diversity, top-notch facilities, transfer programs, and student support services make it an attractive option for prospective students - Read More.

Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great programs and services it offers. Our goal is to help you achieve your dreams, whether it is to transfer to a top university, finish high school, better your English, or experience the American college life.

"We are committed to helping students achieve their dreams, transform their lives, and make the world a better place." - Dr. Wendy Lee Stewart, Vice President of International Programs

Our Programs

University Transfer

Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their 4-year bachelor's degree. We have University Transfer Pathway agreements with over 40 universities.

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High School Completion+

Complete high school & college credits at the same time. A fast track to a US university degree and an excellent option for High School Exchange Students.

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Intensive English

Prepare for academic study at American colleges & universities. Small classes & personal attention from highly qualified instructors allow you to study at an intensive pace.

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Gap Year

Provides an opportunity for students who want to study abroad in the U.S. during the "gap year" between secondary education and university.

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Peer Mentoring

Peer Mentoring

In Foundation for Success (FFS), experienced international students mentor new students as they adapt academically and socially.

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Launch Experience

Green River College, a two-year government supported college founded in Auburn’s Lea Hill neighborhood in 1965, stretches over 180 acres of beautifully forested land.

Approximately 9,328 students study at Green River, with 745 international students from more than 60 countries (Fall 2023).

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Contact Us

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

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose GRC

  1. A leader in university transfer
  2. Award-winning college
  3. Individual advising to help you meet your goals
  4. On campus student housing
  5. Great programs including Intensive English and High School Completion
  6. Peer mentoring and leadership development programs
  7. Beautiful campus surrounded by forest and trees
  8. University Transfer Pathways agreements with 40 four-year universities
  9. Active student life on campus
  10. New modern buildings and facilities
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Green River College is 45 minutes south of Seattle, Washington in the USA.

Green River College is situated in Auburn, Washington, a city with a population of 77,000. Auburn has a large shopping mall, several movie theaters, a concert venue, parks, and athletic facilities. 

  • 45 minutes to Seattle
  • 25 minutes to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  • 2 1/2 hours to Vancouver, Canada
  • 2 hours to the Pacific Ocean beaches
  • 2 hours 40 minutes to Los Angeles (by plane)
  • 2 hours 10 minutes to San Francisco (by plane)