The Evergreen State College

2700 Evergreen Pkwy Nw, Olympia, WA 98505-1
Tel: (360)867-6170
Public | 4,509 students
The Evergreen State College is a public, liberal arts college serving Washington State. Its mission is to help students realize their potential through innovative, interdisciplinary educational programs in the arts, social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences. In addition to preparing students within their academic fields, Evergreen provides graduates with the fundamental skills to communicate, to solve problems, and to work collaboratively and independently in addressing real issues and problems.

School Overview:

The Evergreen State College
CountyThurston County, WA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
199 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment4,509 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
4,071 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
438 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
4,193 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
316 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%1%
% Asian
3%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
6%3%
% Black
5%6%
% White
78%84%
% Two or more races
4%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$8,395$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$19,561$24,744
 
Tuition$5,133 resident; $16
Percent Admitted98%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)510-640450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)460-590460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)470-600440-570
ACT English (25-75%)21-2819-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2618-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)6-86-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)21-2720-25

School Notes:

  • The Evergreen State College is a public, liberal arts and sciences college located in Olympia,Washington. In Evergreen's learning community, students can participate in interdisciplinary programs rather than takingindividual classes that are focused on one disciplinary area. The Evergreen State College is designed for students who arecurious about real life.
  • Since opening its doors in 1971, Evergreen has established a national reputation for leadership indeveloping innovative interdisciplinary, collaborative and team-taught academic programs. The college has a vibrantundergraduate program, a graduate program, and seven public service centers that constitute a unique academic setting.
  • The Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master in Teaching, Master in Public Administration,Master of Environmental Studies and Master in Education degrees. The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science are awarded in Liberal Arts. Evergreenstudents design academic pathways that allow them to concentrate in areas such as: biology, communications, computer science,energy systems, environmental studies, health and human services, humanities, language studies, management and business,marine studies, mathematics, Native American studies, performing arts, physical science, politics and economics, pre-law,pre-medicine, visual arts and more.
  • Evergreen is fully accredited as a baccalaureate and graduate degree granting institution by theNorthwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
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