Green River College is a two-year community college and a leader in university transfer. Students can save money, receive additional support and have time to consider their major before transferring to top U.S. universities.
Founded in 1965, the award-winning institution offers a more affordable education than traditional universities. More than 1,400 international students from over 60 countries study at the college each year. The total student population is around 11,000.
The college campus is based on 180 acres of beautiful forest land, where students are surrounded by trees and greenery. Learning takes place in modern buildings and facilities, and there's on-campus accommodation. Students enjoy a diverse campus community with a vibrant social atmosphere, including over 60 student clubs as well as volunteer opportunities, sports teams and fitness facilities.
The international programs on offer include university transfer pathways, Intensive English and high school completion. Benefits include tailored advice services, peer mentoring schemes and leadership development programs.
Green River College is located in Auburn, Washington, which is 45 minutes south of Seattle. The city is home to 77,000 inhabitants, as well as parks, shopping malls, theatres, concert venues and sports facilities. It takes under three hours to get to Vancouver, and just two hours to reach the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
International students can expect an education that sets them towards reaching their academic goals. In the words of the Vice President of International Programs, "We are committed to helping students achieve their dreams, transform their lives, and make the world a better place."