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Green River College

Green River College

Green River College


GRC requires proof of vaccination, or approved exemption, for all on-campus classes, activities, work, or services. That means all students, employees, contractors, and visitors are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or properly exempted

Welcome To Green River College

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 600 international students from more than 60 countries. Green River is ranked #11 in international student enrollment among 2-year colleges in the United States (IIE, 2020-2021) and has received many other awards and distinctions such as the prestigious Paul Simon Award for Internationalization.

At Green River, international students can choose from a wide variety of transfer degrees. Our most popular majors are Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Aviation, Communication, Pre-health (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy), Information Technology, Psychology, and Art Design. Students can also finish their High School, improve their English, complete a bachelor of applied science or take classes for fun in our Gap Year program. High-quality faculty and motivated staff advise counsel and support students in their chosen educational careers, creating an encouraging atmosphere that fosters achievement.

The combination of strong academics, solid student services, a diverse and lively campus community, and state-of-the-art facilities allow Green River to provide students with an exceptional education with lessons that will stay with them throughout their lives.

Why Choose GRC

Top 10 Reasons to Choose GRC

  • A leader in university transfer
  • Award-winning college
  • Individual advising to help you meet your goals
  • On-campus student housing
  • Great programs including Intensive English and High School Completion
  • Peer mentoring and leadership development programs
  • Beautiful campus surrounded by forest and trees
  • University Transfer Pathways agreements with 40 four-year universities
  • Active student life on campus
  • New modern buildings and facilities

Career & Advising

Our comprehensive services are designed to inform, support, and encourage individuals to be self-directed in the educational planning process.

At the Career and Advising Center we help with:

  • Identifying and evaluating academic and career interests
  • New student Advising and Enrollment sessions (during active new student enrollment each quarter)
  • Preparation for university transfer
  • Development of academic plans
  • Interpretation of institutional and program/degree requirements
  • Referral to college and community resources, including faculty advisor assignment

Welcome International Students

Green River College International Programs prides itself on the great programs and services it offers. Our goal is to help you achieve your dreams, whether it is to transfer to a top university, finish high school, better your English, or experience American college life.

University Transfer

Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their 4-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree.

University Transfer Pathway

The University Transfer Pathway (UTP) Program provides Conditional Admissions and Designated Pathways to over 40 universities in the United States and abroad.

Intensive English

For international students who want to prepare for academic study at American colleges and universities. We offer small classes and personal attention from highly qualified instructors.

High School Completion Plus

For students who want to complete high school and college credits at the same time. It’s a fast track to a US university degree and an excellent option for High School Exchange Students.

Gap Year

Provides an opportunity for students who want to study abroad in the U.S. during the year between secondary education and college.


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    12401 SE 320th Street