Your first step to becoming a Greener is applying for admission to The Evergreen State College.

Accepting Applications

Applications for admission are currently accepted for:

Review the application process.

Freshman or Transfer?


You’ll apply as a freshman if you are a…

  • High school senior (including home school, Running Start, or College in the High school), or
  • High school graduate or GED of any age with fewer than 40 transferable college quarter credits.

Find out the admission requirements for freshman applicants.


You’ll apply as a transfer student if you have 40 or more transferable college quarter credits. Review transfer admission requirements.

Visit Evergreen & Learn More


Attend a campus event

  • Fridays at Evergreen—November 3, 2017; and February 2 and March 2, 2018. Mini-open house event.
  • Preview Day—January 13, 2018. Olympia campus open house.

Campus visitors are welcome year-round

Individual visits include an Evergreen Information Session and Campus Tour.

During the academic year, go in-depth with an overnight stay or class visit.

Schedule a Visit

Evergreen Welcomes Joint Base Lewis-McChord

  • October 4, 2017
  • December 6, 2017

Find out how to use your Montgomery GI Bill® benefits and put it to use at Evergreen. Ray Mobley, Veteran’s Outreach Counselor, and Randy Kelley, Director of Evergreen’s Veterans Resource Center, will provide you with an overview of the opportunities and services available to you. Get your questions answered by student veterans and staff. Lunch will be provided.

Contact JBLM Stone Education and the ACAP Transition Centers to sign-up. Transportation will be provided by JBLM.

View a campus map or find us on Google Maps or MapQuest.

Can’t Make it to Olympia?

You are virtually here on the Virtual Campus Tour. (Also available in Mandarin, Portuguese, and Spanish.)

Admissions on the Road: see an Admissions Counselor on the Road at your school or at a college fair.

Meet the Admissions Counselors and start a conversation to learn more about Evergreen.

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Fiske “Best Buy” seal

The Evergreen State College in Olympia is one of just 38 colleges named in the 2018 Fiske Best Buy School guide. The designation recognizes institutions in the U.S., Canada, and the United Kingdom that offer "the best education at the most reasonable costs."

Fiske Guide Best Buy, since 2010

Colleges That Change Lives badge

“There are precious few public institutions where the faculty feels as close to the students or values them as highly.”

Member, Colleges That Change Lives, since 1996

G.I. Jobs seal

G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School for 2015, rated with a 3.9 out of 4 for veteran resources.

Member, G.I. Jobs, since 2011

The Princeton Review Best Colleges

“Evergreen offers outstanding academics, which is the primary criteria for our choice of schools for the book.” Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the book.

The Princeton Review Best Colleges