University Transfer

Green River College International Programs

Green River - A leader in university transfer

Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree.

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Program Information

University Transfer Majors

Our ten most popular majors are Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Aviation, Communication, Pre-health (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy), Information Technology, Psychology, Art and Design. However, you can prepare to transfer to almost any major. 

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University Transfer Pathway (UTP)

Green River College's University Transfer Pathway Program沙巴体育官网地址 provides Conditional Admissions and Designated Pathways to nearly 40 partner institutions in the United States and abroad. Green River College international students have been admitted to hundreds of universities all over the US. Students gain the qualifications needed for admission at Green River and transfer to top universities as third-year juniors. Admission is not guaranteed, but our students have been very successful in gaining admission to top universities.

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Cost Savings

Graph shows tuition comparisons between GRC and popular 4-year universities

沙巴体育官网地址Tuition at most public and private universities is more than three times the tuition at community colleges. For example:

  • Green River College Tuition - $10,350
  • University of Washington Tuition - $38,340
  • University of California Tuition- $47,000
  • University of Michigan Tuition - $51,000

沙巴体育官网地址Students who start at Green River and transfer to University of Washington save about $60,000.

Where Students Transferred To

沙巴体育官网地址Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University and US News, including:

View the full list: International Student Admission Transfer Record

Effective May 2019.

Ivania Livia Hartanto

沙巴体育官网地址Transferred to: Cornell University

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“Green River not only offered a great education, but also offered a warm and welcoming community where I could grow and feel a sense of family.”

Major: Food Science
Country:沙巴体育官网地址 Indonesia

Jiacheng Liu

Transferred to: UCLA

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"Green River College offers a great program that is open to every level of student. You can start from Intensive English classes and transfer to a top university."

Major: Electrical Engineering
Country: China

Contact Us

Phone: 253-288-3300
Fax: 253-333-4940

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Upcoming Dates

Application deadline for students transferring from within the U.S. is by 8 a.m. on the first day of the quarter.

Summer Quarter
Classes Start:
29 June 2020
Classes End:
20 August 2020
Fall Quarter
Preferred Application Deadline:
15 August 2020
Airport Arrival & Housing Move-in Day:
4 & 5 September 2020
Orientation & Testing Begins:
9 & 10 September 2020
Classes Start:
21 September 2020
Classes End:
10 December 2020


Green River College
IVD Building
12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA USA 98092-3699

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