Costs & Payments

Green River College International Programs

Costs for Fall 2023 - Summer 2024

Tuition & fees based on 12 - 18 credits and varies according to classes and credits taken.

Academic Year
9 months tuition
3 months tuition
Tuition  $11,196  $3,732 
Living expenses  $9,900  $3,300 
Fees  $603  $201 
Books  $801 $267 
Total  $22,500  $7,500
*Effective March 27, 2024


Costs Effective Fall 2024 through Summer 2025

Academic Year
9 months tuition
3 months tuition
Tuition  $11,553  $3,851
Living expenses  $9,900  $3,300
Fees  $603  $201
Books  $744  $248
Total  $22,800  $7,600 
*Effective fall 2024   


Other Costs

  • International Student Success class fee (one-time fee for new academic students): $200
  • Foundation for Success class fee (one-time fee for new Intensive English students): $100
  • Intensive English Program Tuition: $3,933 - Effective fall 2024 - $4,052
  • Bachelor of Applied Science Program tuition (12-18 credits): $6,854 per term - Effective fall 2024 - $7,067
  • Health insurance is required: $355 per term - Effective fall 2024 - $372

Paying Tuition & Fees

Summer 2024 tuition due date: May 28, 2024 for returning academic students and July 1, 2024 for new academic and all IEP students.

  • If registration occurs after the tuition due date, payment is due within 72 hours
  • If registration occurs after the term starts, payment is due within 24 hours.
  • Intensive English Program tuition is due on the first day of the term
  • To Make Payments from the USA - We accept cashier's checks, money orders, personal checks (from a U.S. bank) and FLYWIRE
  • To Make Payments Internationally – We accept bank wire transfers and FLYWIRE. To make a payment by FLYWIRE, go to To make payment via bank wire transfers, see information below:

Bank Wire Transfer

U.S. Bank, 401-15th St. NE, Auburn, WA 98071 
Student Name (must be included with wire information)
Green River Student ID number (if known)
ABA No., 125000105
Green River College, International Account Number: 153504623387

Important! Send an e-mail to with the student's name, date of birth, amount of money, and date wired.

Refund Policy

The $50 application fee is non-refundable. The $300 housing placement fee is refundable upon request if the student cancels the application 2 weeks prior to Housing/Move-in-Day or does not use the I-20 to enter the U.S. To request a refund, please email

Prepayment Policy

In order to ensure that applicants have the ability to finance their education in the US, Green River College reserves the right to require pre-payment of one term of tuition for students applying from countries experiencing severe economic difficulty.

Important Payment Update

Starting again in Fall 2023, international students may not use the Payment Plan and must pay their tuition/fees by the published tuition deadline.

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Phone: 253-288-3300
Fax: 253-333-4940
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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


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

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday - Sunday

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