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Green River College was founded in 1965 and is a government-funded college located near Seattle. We have a beautiful campus filled with tall evergreen trees, the perfect environment for study. Our top goal is student success. We serve more than 8,700 students, with over 700 international students from more than 60 countries. Green River is ranked #11 in international student enrollment among 2-year colleges in the United States and #1 in Washington State. (IIE, 2022-2023).  Green River College has received many other awards and distinctions such as the prestigious Paul Simon Award for Internationalization .

We invite you to explore our site and learn why Green River is a leader in University Transfer and how our staff provides excellent service to students. We are committed to helping students achieve their dreams, transform their lives, and make the world a better place.
We welcome you to Green River College!

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Dr. Wendy Stewart
Vice President of International Programs and Extended Learning 

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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Hear from alumni about their experience at Green River College.

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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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Contact Us

Phone: 253-288-3300
Fax: 253-333-4940
Email: international@greenriver.edu
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 the first day of in-person orientation.

Spring Term
Classes Start:
3 April 2023
Classes End:
16 June 2023
Summer Term
Preferred Application Deadline:
1 May 2023
Orientation Student (virtual)
7 & 8 June 2023
Orientation Parent (virtual)
9 June 2023 
Arrival & Housing Move-in Day
28 June 2023
In-Person Orientation Day
29 June 2023 
In-Person Parent Orientation
29 & 30 June 2023
Classes Start:
3 July 2023
Classes End:
24 August 2023


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

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Hours of Operation

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

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