Tacoma Program

Evergreen’s Tacoma Program is a small but mighty liberal arts program, with a focus on community, flexibility, and convenience.

Ready to make your mark on the world?

Enroll in a unique curriculum that reflects the diversity of our tight-knit learning community.

Tacoma graduation

Enter to learn, depart to serve

You'll graduate prepared to serve your community in the way the world happens now. Our alumni are working in these exciting fields:

  • Community and Organizational Development
  • Law, Justice, and Public Policy
  • Public Administration and Management
  • Environmental Studies and Public Health
  • Social and Human Services
  • Education and Outreach
  • Communication and Media Literacy


Annual Tuition (three quarters) $7,530
Annual Books and Supplies $900
Total $8,430

Paying for College

The Evergreen State College does everything we can to help you afford to attend college. Here’s the average financial aid package an Evergreen student receives (without student loans):

Aid: $12,729

Total Costs to You

Average Aid $12,729
Average Total Cost - $8,430
Potential Money out of Pocket $0

Empowerment Through Education

Evergreen’s Tacoma Program offers adult learners a rich interdisciplinary curriculum focused on change-making and transformative leadership, with an emphasis on the whole student. You’ll have opportunities to develop and strengthen skills in:

  • Project management
  • Systems analysis
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Working across significant differences
  • Qualitative reasoning
  • Critical thinking
  • Cultural competency 
  • Collaboration and team-building