Important Information

By Wendy Stewart, vice president, International Programs & Extended Learning, June 7, 2018

Good News!  No Increase in Tuition This Year and We are Still Accepting Applications for Fall

With classes beginning in September, now is the time for new students to apply to Green River College to be sure they get the best selection of classes for fall quarter.

New students are encouraged to turn in their applications by August 15 so they can finish the enrollment process and receive academic advising prior to arriving. However, enrollment is always open and all applicants will be assisted in the enrollment process.

And for families and students worried about the cost of college; here is good news; Green River College‚Äôs total cost for attending for a year is among the lowest in the USA and one third the cost of most four year universities. In addition, there will be no increase in tuition.  See Costs and Payments.  Limited scholarships are available.

Enroll now. Your students are always welcome at Green River College!

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines


Fall 2018

  • Preferred Application Deadline - 15 August, 2018*
  • Airport Arrival & Housing Move-in Day - 11 & 12 September, 2018
  • Orentation & Testing begins - 13 September, 2018
  • Classes start - 24 September, 2018
  • Classes end - 13 December, 2018

Winter 2019

  • Preferred Application Deadline - 15 November, 2018
  • Airport Arrival & Housing Move-in Day - 26 December, 2018
  • Orentation & Testing begins - 27 December, 2018
  • Classes start - 2 January, 2019
  • Classes end - 22 March, 2019

See 2018-19 Dates and Deadlines

* We are flexible with our application deadline. 

Parent and Family Orientation and Hotel Reservation

We invite parents and family members to attend a special orientation for family members. Please let our Visitors Program Manager, Tawnya McLavey, know if you are planning to attend. As well, let Tawnya know if you need assistance with your hotel reservation.

Important Contact Information

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Emergency: (253) 740-8422

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