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Information for international students interested in studying at Green River Community College in Washington State.

Information for international students interested in studying at Green River Community College in Washington State.

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  • Welcome to Green River Community College www.greenriver.edu/international
  • GRCC is located in Washington State Close to Seattle in the city of Auburn
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  • Why Choose Green River Community College?
    • Transfer opportunities to excellent U.S. universities
    • On-Campus housing for students
    • Advisors provide personal assistance
    • Lower costs
    • Small classes
    • Close to Seattle
    • Safe, friendly, and beautiful campus
  • The Holman Library
  • The Technology Center
  • The Marv Nelson Science Building
  • Facts about GRCC
    • 10,000 total students
    • 1,000 international students from more than 30 countries
    • On-campus housing facility and homestay options
    • Tech Center with wireless capabilities and over 100 computers for student use
    • Library with 100 high speed computers
    • Free internet and e-mail access for students
    • A beautiful park-like campus filled with evergreens and flowering trees
  • Beautiful Campus
  • What Do We Offer?
    • University Transfer Program
    • Intensive English Program
    • High School Plus
    • Degrees and Certificates
  • Where GRCC Students are Accepted
    • University of Washington
    • UC Berkeley
    • Cornell University
    • University of Southern California
    • Johns Hopkins University
    • University of Michigan
    • University of North Carolina
    • University of Oregon
    • Indiana University
    • Purdue University
    • Ohio State
    • University of California
    • And many more…
  • International Student Advisors Front row (from left): Anupa Godse, Melanie Kaneshiro, Sarah Hamilton, Alvin Tai Back row (from left): Bob Lawrence, Jessica Galan, Carla Honkanen, John Tankersley
  • Most Popular Transfer Areas
    • Business Administration
    • Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Art and Design
    • Architecture
    • Communications
    • Aviation
    • Journalism
    • Broadcasting
    • Environmental Science
  • Cost Comparison for one Academic Year (2008-2009)
  • Intensive English as a Second Language
    • Program prepares students for academic studies at a U.S. college or university
    • Five levels, introductory to pre-academic
    • Course content: grammar, reading, writing and oral communication. TOEFL preparation is also available
    • TOEFL offered on campus at the end of every quarter
  • Academic Bridge Program
    • Students can choose to take one academic class while attending intensive ESL classes full-time.
    • Available to students who have an official TOEFL score of 450-499 (133-170 computer based; 45-60 internet based)
    • Select students in Intensive English level 5 may also have the opportunity to take an academic class while attending IESL full-time
  • High School Plus
    • Bonus: Save time and money
    • Offers highly motivated students an opportunity to take college level classes that count toward a high school diploma and university transfer.
    • Requirements: English proficiency, 16 years of age, and cannot have previously received a high school diploma
    • * Depending on assessment and placement , student may need to take non-transferable, developmental classes .
  • High School Plus Requirements
    • Classes: 12 categories of classes are required for a Washington State High School Diploma. Your previous high school transcript(s) is evaluated to determine which requirements you need to take.
    • Additional Requirements:
      • Culminating Project
      • Educational Plan
      • Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) or State Authorized Alternative
  • Degrees and Certificates
    • Associate of Arts
    • Associate of Science
    • Associate of Business
    • Certificates in a variety of subjects including:
        • International Business
        • Aviation
        • Broadcasting
        • Early Childhood Education
        • Physical Therapy
        • Speech Communication
        • Water Supply Technology
        • … and over 75 more.
  • Housing Options
    • On-Campus Housing in Campus Corner Apartments (CCA)
    • American Host Families
    • Homeshare
  • Host Family
    • $550 per month
    • Airport Pick-up
    • Area Orientation
    • Campus Visit
    • Private Room
    • Assistance with Banking
    • American Style Meals (3 meals a day)
    • One Month Bus Pass
    • $10.00 Long Distance Phone Card
  • On-Campus Housing: Campus Corner Apartments
    • Students have airport meet and greet service, area orientation and assistance with shopping, banking needs, etc.
    • Each unit has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and central living and dining areas
    • Each student has private bedroom
    • Rooms are fully furnished and have high-speed internet access, cable television hook-up and telephone hook-up included in rent
  • Campus Corner Apartments cont.
    • Students prepare own meals
    • Move-in kits provided to new residents include linen, utensils and food items
    • Central laundry facility and Community Room with big screen television, kitchen and lounge area
    • All utilities included in rent
    • 24-hour security and resident advisors on site
    • Different lease options are available
  • Housing Placement Fee
    • $300 Housing Placement Fee (one time fee) includes the following:
      • CCA=Administrative Fee; Airport Pick-up; Move-in Kit
      • Host Family=Administrative Fee; Airport Pick-up; $100 First Month Deposit
    • Refund policy: $300 placement fee refundable upon request if student cancels application two weeks prior to housing/move-in-day or does not use the I-20 to enter the U.S.
  • Housing Fees Campus Corner rent varies depending on length and payment options. $5,400 $1,800 Campus Corner $4,950 $1,650 Homestay 3 Quarters 1 Quarter
  • Student Services
    • Housing
    • Orientation
    • Advising
      • Immigration
      • Academic
      • Transfer
    • Tutors
    • On Campus Clubs
    • Student Activities
    • Airport Pick-up (if student applies for housing)
  • Orientation
    • Placement Testing
    • Campus Tour
    • Advising
    • Registration
    • Overnight Camp for New Students
    • Seattle Trip
  • Overnight Camping Trip
  • Seattle City Tour – Space Needle
  • Dates and Deadlines December 28, 2008 December 29, 2008 January 5, 2009 March 20, 2009
    • New Student Arrival and Move-in
    • New Student Orientation
    • Classes Begin
    • Classes End
    Winter Quarter 2008 Application Deadline – November 15, 2008 Airport pick-up is not available on December 24 or 25, 2008 September 10 & 11, 2008 September 12, 2008 September 22, 2008 December 11, 2008
    • New Student Arrival and Move-in
    • New Student Orientation
    • Classes Begin
    • Classes End
    Fall Quarter 2008 Application Deadline – August 15, 2008
  • Dates and Deadlines June 17, 2009 June 18, 2009 June 22, 2009 August 13, 2009
    • New Student Arrival and Move-in
    • New Student Orientation
    • Classes Begin
    • Classes End
    Summer Quarter 2009 Application Deadline – May 15, 2009 March 23, 2009 March 24, 2009 March 30, 2009 June 15, 2009
    • New Student Arrival and Move-in
    • New Student Orientation
    • Classes Begin
    • Classes End
    Spring Quarter 2009 Application Deadline – February 15, 2009
  • Approximate Cost 2008-09 Tuition based on 12-18 credits $15,999 $5,333 Grand Total $7,662 $2,554 Total 600 200 Books $7,062 $2,354 Living Expenses $8,337 $2,779 Total 387 129 Fees $7,950 $2,650 Tuition 1 Academic Year ( 9 months) 1 Quarter (3 months)
  • Easy Application Process
    • Complete application
    • Financial guarantee
    • $50 application fee
    • Recommended: official transcripts in English and copy of passport
    • Applicants must be 16 years of age or a high school graduate
  • Graduation
    • Our 2008 graduates were accepted into top universities. They are heading to Cornell, UC Berkeley, and UCLA.
    • Listen to what our students who got into UC Berkeley have to say about GRCC.