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GREEN RIVER COLLEGE
Where the world meets
A GREAT PLACE TO
Green River College is a two-year public college in Washington State that offers more than 75 different degrees and certificates. The campus is located on 186 acres of forested land and is known for its beautiful park-like setting, and its safe, friendly and peaceful study environment.
CLOSE TO SEATTLE
Seattle is about 45 minutes north of Green River. This major international city is home to Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon, and Starbucks Coffee. A trip to Seattle is included in the new student orientation each quarter.
Total students = 8,000+ International students = 1,700+ Countries = 64+
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Why Choose Green River College?
A Leader in University Transfer
High School Completion
How to Apply
GREEN RIVER COLLEGE?
TOP 10 REASONS
1. A leader in university transfer 2. Recipient of prestigious US Senator Simon
Award for Campus Internationalization 3. Individual advising to help you meet your
goals and create a transfer plan 4. On campus student housing 5. Innovative programs such as High School
Completion and Intensive English Program 6. Peer mentoring and many student
leadership opportunities 7. Beautiful campus surrounded by forest and
mountains 8. University Transfer Pathway agreements
with over 40 four-year universities 9. Active Student Life on campus 10. New modern buildings and facilities
A LEADER IN
Transfer to Top U.S. Universities Through our 2+2 program, students take the first two years* of their bachelor’s degree at Green River.
*Depending on assessment and placement, students may need to take non-transferable, developmental classes and the program may take longer than two years.
Our students have been admitted to many top universities including: • Brown University • California State University • Cornell University • Indiana University • Johns Hopkins • Purdue University • UC Berkeley • University of Pennsylvania • University of Washington
UNIVERSITY TRANSFER PATHWAYS
Students can receive a University Transfer Pathway letter from one of more than 40 universities at the time they are admitted to Green River.
A key to success at Green River and beyond is the individual transfer plan. Students work with their assigned advisor to develop a plan that includes: student’s major, destination transfer universities, and Green River course plan.
More than 100 Programs of Study!
Ivania Livia Hartanto
Program of Study: Food Science
Transfer: Cornell University
“Studying at Green River has been a great experience! Green River not only offered a great education, but also offered a warm and welcoming community where I could grow and feel a sense of family. Green River really pushed me to be the very best that I can be.”
POPULAR PROGRAMS OF STUDY:
• Business, Management,
Marketing • Computer Science • Engineering • Aviation – Air Traffic and Flight
Training • Economics • Accounting • Psychology • Communication, Journalism,
Broadcasting • Hospitality • Biological and Biomedical
Sciences • Fine, Applied, Visual and
Performing Arts • Information Technology • International Relations
SAVE TIME AND MONEY:Get a Washington State High School Diploma plus earn transferable university credits at the same time.
EARN DUAL DEGREES:Earn two degrees for the price and time of one. Graduate in just two years with a high school diploma plus a university transfer associate degree.
FAST TRACK:Enter college before finishing high school and graduate from university at least one year earlier than your high school classmates.
Transferred to William and Mary
Major: International Relations
“I heard that I could finish high school and get college credits at the same time in Washington State. So then it came down to a choice between two community colleges, and I chose Green River. ”
Diploma + University
Earn credits at
Green River for
High School Diplo
ma and University
at the same time
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The Intensive English Program (IEP) provides strong academic English preparation for students entering a college or university. • 20 instructional hours of class per week (summer varies) • 5 Levels: Basic to Academic Bridge (each level takes one quarter to complete) • Course Content: Grammar, Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking and academic
credit in level 5. Graduates of IEP qualify to take academic classes without TOEFL
Jiacheng Liu (Tyler)
Program of Study: Electrical Engineering
“Green River College offers a great program that is open to every level of student. You can start from Intensive English classes and transfer to a top university.”
CUSTOM SHORT TERM PROGRAMS
The Gap Year at Green River provides an opportunity for students to study abroad in the U.S. during the “gap year” between secondary education and university. Depending upon the courses taken and the policies of the receiving university, some of these courses may be transferable.
• Live on campus with American and International classmates • Enjoy residential life
• Live with an American host family • Share US customs & culture; improve your English
WE KNOW OUR STUDENTS. WE TAKE THE TIME.
ACTIVITIES & STUDENT LIFE: GET INVOLVED!
ORIENTATIONS: GET CONNECTED!
ADVISING: GET INFORMATION!
• One-week orientation • CORE overnight retreat • Seattle trip • Register for classes • Meet your advisor, American and International Student Leaders,
instructors and more!
• Student Clubs and Government • Sports and Recreation • Volunteer in the Community • Trips to local events & attractions and more!
Every International Student is assigned to an advisor that provides personal help with: • Individual Transfer Plan • Registration • Cultural Adjustment • Academic and Transfer Advising • University Applications • Personal Statement Workshops And much more