Green River Community College (GRC)

12401 SE 320th St, Auburn, WA

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Green River Community College, whose main campus is located in Auburn, Washington, has several campuses located across the surrounding communities of Kent, and Enumclaw.

GRCC offers lots of interesting extra-curricular activities for its students. Not only is there an active student government, but also a two student run-radio stations, a theater, many on-campus concerts and entertainment, and an art gallery.

While GRCC offers lots of transferable 2-year degrees, they also offer extensive amounts of career training and technical programs to help augment already existing careers. GRCC is fully accredited and is partnered with state universities to ensure the transfer of any completed two-year degrees.

Athletics are also a big part of Green River Community College. GRCC offers men’s basketball, baseball, cross country, golf, and track & field. They also offer women’s basketball, cross country, fast pitch softball, golf, soccer, volleyball, track & field. In addition to many sports teams, the Green River Community College Gators also offers cheerleading.

The cost to attend Green River Community College is $107.00 per credit hour for in-state students. Out-of-state residents can attend Green River Community College for $120.00 per credit hour. GRCC also accepts international students at a rate of $279.00 per credit hour.

Applications for Green River Community College can be completed online or in-person. GRCC offers a flexible payment plan for students who may need to make tuition payments. Tuition in full can be paid online or in-person on any GRCC campus.

If you are interested in applying at Green River Community college, or if you want to learn more about this school, click here to access the GRCC official website.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $3,800-$4,600
    • Out-of-State: $4,300-$5,104
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $100-$120 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $120-$140 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid54%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships44%$5,702
Receiving Student Loans16%$4,560
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Green River Community College may offer services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how this school compares against other community colleges in King County and the community colleges in Washington as a whole.

 GRCKing CountyWashington
Graduation Rate36.5%30.4%29.5%
Transfer-out Rate17.6%23.0%19.5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1969)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Green River Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Physical Sciences

    Precision Production

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Transportation and Materials Moving

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    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    54%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    12:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $5,710