Evergreen has a national reputation for educational excellence, environmental leadership, exceptional value, and more.
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The Evergreen State College is an accredited, public, liberal arts, four-year state university.
Princeton Review Best Colleges guide has featured Evergreen as one of the nation’s best undergraduate institutions. They describe us as a “best value.” Read more about our reputation.
English Language Proficiency
Minimum scores are TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.
Unique High-Quality Academics
- Alternative curricular design
- Interdisciplinary studies
- Programs taught by faculty teams
- Flexible major design
- Narrative evaluations
- Research and internship opportunities
Learn more about Evergreen’s academics.
Students who attend Evergreen go on to graduate schools and a variety of careers. Read about some of our successful graduates.
Living at Evergreen
Take a virtual tour
Explore Evergreen’s campus with the virtual campus tour.
The tour guide, Erin, will meet you on the parkway and walk around the entire campus. The 360-degree panoramic images will put you right in the center of Red Square, the Organic Farm, the biology lab, the arts annex atrium or freshman housing.
The Evergreen campus is five square kilometers (400 hectares) with a forest, organic farm, and a beach.
Students living on campus enjoy spacious dormitory rooms or apartments. An average apartment bedroom is 9.3 square meters and the average kitchen area is 37 square meters. Read more about housing.
Excellent student services include:
- Health center
- Campus security
- Career office
- International student office
The region features mild weather. Winter temperatures are rarely below freezing. Summer temperatures average 22–26 degrees Celsius.
Olympia is the center of government for Washington state. The city is safe yet active, situated among lakes, mountains, and forests. There are many great outdoor activities, a vibrant downtown, and easy access to Seattle and Portland.