Green River College

Students at Green River College

Study at Green River College

Green River College is a two-year college located in Auburn, Washington - 45 minutes south of Seattle. Through Green River’s 2 + 2 program, students take the first two years of their bachelor’s degree and then transfer to top universities globally. For those High School graduates who wish to experience the American college life for 3, 6, or 9 months, Green River offers a unique Study Abroad (Gap Year) program.

Below, you will find basic information about studying at Green River College. Our other tabs provide you with information about the study programs, student lifeaccommodationapplication process and student stories.

The big advantage of studying at Green River College

At Green River you can study for one or two semesters, do an associate degree or follow the University Transfer Program. This means you have the opportunity to complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree at Green River and then continue your bachelor's degree without delay at an American university. Only 45 minutes from the amazing city Seattle.

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Top 10 reasons why European students enjoy studying at Green River College:

  1. It is affordable.
  2. There is a large variety of classes to choose from. Great transfer opportunities.
  3. You create close friendships with students from all over the world.
  4. Gorgeous surroundings – close to national parks where you can hike and snowboard.
  5. Close to Seattle - a world-class city with many wonderful attractions.
  6. Lots of opportunities to get involved through clubs and activities. There is something for everyone.
  7. Great opportunities for growth – leadership, on-campus jobs, volunteering in community.
  8. Very caring environment – personal attention from faculty and staff.
  9. Great facilities including on campus housing and a new student union building.
  10. Fun orientation for new students – helps you to make friends and feel at home fast.

Green River Washington SnowboardingYou have the possibility to ski or snowboard in the weekends.

Please read more about the study programs at Green River here.

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Green River College campus

Study at a top university in the USA

Twice a year, over 100 renowned American universities, like for example University of California Berkeley, come to Green River to recruit international students for their study programs. By completing the Green River University Transfer Program, you have the change to be recruited for one of the many top universities in the USA.

Other well-ranked transfer universities are e.g. Columbia University, Brown University, UCLA, New York University, Michigan State University etc. 

What does it cost to study at Green River?

Our study advisors will be happy to send you the accurate price for your preferred study program and courses, as well as an estimated budget for living in Auburn. Moreover, our study advisors can help you answer any questions you might have. Contact us to receive the price, budget and answer to your questions.

Green River Students ClassGreen River is famous for it's caring environment and exciting lectures.

Quick facts

Total number of students: approximately 8,000
Number of international students: approximately 1,700 from over 63 countries
Minimum age: 16 years old
Beautiful campus surrounded by 180 acres of forested land 

How can KILROY help me study at Green River?

KILROY offers free student counselling, and we will assist you all the way from the very first questions about studying at Green River and the application process, to your arrival in Auburn. Moreover, our study advisors can send you an estimated budget of your expenses during your studies in America.

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