Green River College

Key majors offered
Accounting And Information Systems
Accounting Clerk
Administrative Assistant
Applied Arts And Design
Applied Computer Information Systems
Applied Science
Architectural Drafting
Art / Fine Art
Auto Mechanic / Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology
Automotive Technology
Aviation / Airway Science
Aviation And Transportation
Aviation Management
Aviation Technology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration
Business Administration And Management
Business Communications
Business Computer Programming
Business Education
Carpentry Technology
Certified Flight Instructor (Helicopter)
Certified Flight Instructor Instruments (Helicopter)
Commercial Airline Pilot License
Computer / Information Sciences
Computer Aided Drafting And Design Technology
Computer Art And Design
Computer Drafting And Design
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Court Clerk
Court Reporting
Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration
Early Childhood Education
Education (Multiple Methods)
Elementary Education
Engineering (Pre)
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fine Arts
Forestry (Pre)
General Curriculum
General Office Assistant
Geological Engineering
Graphic Design
Health Care Assistant
Information Sciences Systems
Information Systems
Information Technology
Information Technology - Computer Network Systems
Information Technology - Software Applications Program
Information Technology - Web Design
Instrument Rating (Helicopter)
International Business
International Business Marketing
Legal Administrative Assistant
Legal Secretary
Management Information Systems
Mechanical Design Technology
Mechanical Drafting
Medical Administrative Assistant
Medicine (Pre)
Mgmt Informations Systems Bus Data Processing
Natural And Laboratory Sciences
Nursing (Pre)
Office Assistant
Paralegal / Legal Assistant
Pharmacy (Pre)
Pre Medical / Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Private Pilot License (Helicopter)
Radio / Television Broadcasting
Radio / Television Broadcasting Technology
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Speech Communication
Teacher Assistant / Aide
Waste Management
Water Treatment Technology
Welding Technology
Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate Suburban Yes 10000 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Associate, Career/Undergraduate Certificate Public Associate College Co-educational 1600 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Associate $$ $ $$ $$ 109
Career/Undergraduate Certificate 109
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Green River College (GRC) is a public college located about 40 minutes south of Seattle in Auburn, Washington, a residential town of 70,000 people. International students choose GRC for its quality education, small class size, personal attention and beautiful campus equipped with modern buildings and state-of-the-art facilities. GRC has a total student population of 10,000 with 1,700 international students from over 67 countries. They offer Washington State High School Diplomas (dual degree/fast track); associate degrees; university transfer and pathways programs; bachelor's degrees; and professional, technical and certificate programs, including aviation and others. GRC is known for providing outstanding support services to international students and helping students transfer to top universities throughout the world. We have staff dedicated to organizing student activities and clubs, advisors who provide degree and transfer planning, our own housing team on campus that works exclusively with international students. Students can live on campus or with host families. Average Temperatures Low (winter): 40°F/4°C High (summer): 80°F/27°C


Homestays are offered. On-campus residence is offered. Students have fully furnished private bedroom and shared bath. GRC has five full-time housing staff located in the International Programs office dedicated to international students. We do not use a housing placing company. Students are matched with roommates and families based on their habits and interests. All GRC families are personally selected and are thoroughly vetted and trained.

Student life

Green River College is an award-winning public college with 10,000 students and 1,600 international students from more than 67 countries. GRC offers Washington State High School Diplomas (dual degree/fast track); Intensive English Programs; Associates and Bachelors degrees; university transfer and direct transfer pathways to more than 50 of our university partners; study abroad for Japanese university students; and professional programs, including aviation, environmental science, and broadcasting. GRC is known for providing outstanding support services to international students and helping them transfer to top universities throughout the world. The International Programs team includes: activity and recreation directors; club advisors; academic advisors who provide personalized degree and transfer planning; peer mentors; and a team specifically for High School Completion students. GRC personally places our students into GRC homestay accommodations or on-campus residences. Our IP housing team is located on the GRC campus and works exclusively for our international students.