Green River Community College

12401 SE 320th St, Auburn
WA, 98092-3622
Tel: (253)833-9111
7,700 students
Public institution

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Green River Community College is a public two-year college where students from all over the world come together to learn, grow and enrich their lives. At Green River, students can choose from a wide variety of transfer degrees, professional-technical programs, pre-college and basic skills courses and continuing education classes. High-quality faculty and motivated staff advise, counsel and support students in their chosen educational careers, creating an atmosphere where achievement is expected and encouraged. Strong academics, solid student services, a diverse and lively campus community and new facilities combine at Green River to provide students a one-of-kind education with lessons that will stay with them throughout their lives.
School Highlights:
Green River Community College serves 7,700 students (63% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Green River Community College is one of 13 community colleges within King County, WA.
The nearest community college is Highline Community College (7.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Green River Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 7,700 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,700 students
1,303 students
Green River Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,854 students
834 students
Green River Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,846 students
1,040 students
Green River Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Green River Community College sch enrollment Green River Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
8%
2%
Green River Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
Green River Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
11%
Green River Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
75%
66%
Green River Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Green River Community College More (2008-2012)
Green River Community College sch ethnicity Green River Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.42 0.44
Green River Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,961 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,047 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,961 $5,890
Green River Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,047 $10,050
Green River Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Green River Community College is a two-year public college in Washington state that offers degrees and certificates in academic and professional and technical programs, as well as courses in continuing education and developmental education. Located on 186 acres, Green River has been committed to maintaining the ecological integrity of the campus's forested growth. Students enjoy this beautiful campus in its safe and peaceful environment. Green River offers courses and programs leading to a variety of associate degrees, certificates, and diplomas in professional and technical fields and academic transfer. The college also offers customized training, developmental and basic skills programs, as well as a variety of noncredit activities and courses for personal enrichment. Students enroll at the main campus in Auburn, the Center at Enumclaw, Center at Kent, other community locations, and through distance learning. Green River also offers a variety of support services to currently enrolled and prospective students to increase their chances for success. Green River Community College is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

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Did You Know?
For King County, WA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,013 per year for in-state students and $7,601 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,760 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in King County, WA is 51%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

King County, WA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in King County, WA is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.