Study Abroad

Green River College Study Abroad

Earn academic credits while living and studying abroad in some of the world's most fascinating places. Select a destination below to learn more about a specific program.

COVID-19 Update:
In the interest of student health and safety, we will not be offering any programs in Fall 2020 or Winter 2021.
We are currently accepting applications for: Berlin (Spring 2021) and beyond.

In the event that any program is canceled due to COVID-19, students will receive a full refund including the program deposit.

Critical Languages Scholarship (CLS): Are you interested in language acquisition? The CLS is a fully funded summer program offering intensive language studies abroad for 15 world languages. 

More Value for Your Money

Studying abroad through a community college is much more affordable than a 4-year university. The savings in tuition dollars alone are significant. 

2019 Study Abroad Tuition Rates (15 credits)

  • GRC: $1,450 
  • UW Seattle: $3,736 

Transfer Courses

Course credits are transfer level, however, since acceptability varies from school to school, you may want to insure that your selections are accepted to the transfer institution of your choice.

Program Partners & History

Green River College sponsors programs in partnership with the Washington Community College Consortium for Study Abroad (WCCCSA) and with AIFS - American Institute for Foreign Study. The WCCCSA Consortium includes 16 colleges in the State of Washington.

The Australia/New Zealand program is developed by Green River College in partnership with Newman College in Melbourne, Australia and Unitec University in Auckland, New Zealand. The Japan program is developed by Green River College in partnership with Kogakuin University in Tokyo, Japan.

Washington state residence is not required to participate in this program. All participants who register for classes through Green River College are considered our students and receive a Green River transcript. Students from WCCCSA member colleges can register for their classes and pay tuition directly to their own institution.

Study Abroad Program History

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Study Abroad Staff

photo of Megan Swanson
Megan Swanson, Program Manager
Location: IVD 114
Phone: 253-833-9111 ext. 4892


Green River College Study Abroad staff member Marc Milsten
Marc Milsten, International Marketing - Regional Director
Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2145


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Detailed brochures and applications are available for each program. Information meetings are arranged as needed. Group orientation sessions are scheduled prior to departure.


McIntyre International Village D (IVD) 115

Study Abroad Programs- IP
Green River College
12401 SE 320th St.
Auburn, WA, 98092


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Application Form

Study Abroad Application Form

Funding Information

Study Abroad Funding Tips [PDF]

Scholarships for Study Abroad