ESC

Evergreen State College

2700 Evergreen Pkwy, Olympia, United States
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    19
  • Previously Enrolled
    48

Overview of Evergreen State College (ESC)

About this school

Evergreen State, founded in 1967, is a public college of liberal arts and sciences. Students design their own academic plan through interdisciplinary programs and independent field study. Evergreen's nationally recognized approach to learning emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and hands-on, experiential learning. Its 1,000-acre campus is located in Washington State on Puget Sound.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,610
    • Men:1,534 (42.5%)
    • Women:2,076 (57.5%)

Location

Admission Information (ESC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Evergreen State College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2700 Evergreen Parkway, NW
City, State, Zip
Olympia, WA  98505
Phone
(360) 867-6170
Fax
(360) 867-6577
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins November 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
96% of 1,772 applicants were admitted
Women
98% of 1,148 applicants were admitted
Men
93% of 624 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
730 (43%) of 1,706 admitted students enrolled
Women
444 (40%) of 1,124 admitted students enrolled
Men
286 (49%) of 582 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.03
375 And Above
9%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
26%
2.00 - 2.49
19%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |19-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
12%
• Score 24 - 29
37%
• Score 18 - 23
36%
• Score 12 - 17
15%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (ESC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,416|Out-of-state: $24,876
  • Room & Board: - $9,681 (70.19795518816619%)
  • Other Expences: - $750 (5.438329345225147%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,360 (24.363715466608657%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Evergreen State College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 008155
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
474 (84.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
360 (75.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
341 (94.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
34 (10.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$10,879
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 322 (94.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,665
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 245 (71.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,665
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 15 (4.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
5 (.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $835

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,664 (77.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,320 (87.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,191 (94.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
163 (7.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$12,210
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,000 (91.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,456
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,708 (78.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,445
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 32 (1.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
19 (.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,504

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$21,147
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (ESC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


155

Part-Time Faculty


68

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


64%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 18% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 18% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 16% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 11% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 9% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
552,666

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
556
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Evergreen State College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


61.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


42.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


54.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


57.0%

Programs & Majors (ESC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (45)


  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • International/Global Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Economy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Liberal arts/general studies, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Public Administration, Master of Environmental Studies, Master in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study (3)


  • Education--General
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Public Administration

Campus Life (ESC)

Location & Geography

Population


48,338

Nearest Metropolitan Area


1,000 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Seattle

Weather


Temperature
31.6 average low in January, 71 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
50 mile(s) from campus in Seattle
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Olympia
Nearest Train Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Lacey

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


24% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


76%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Geoduck
School Colors
Green and silver

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Evergreen State College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, black cottonwood collective, zombies at evergreen, student veteran organization, chemistry and other sciences, common bread

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,330

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,610
Women
2,076
Men
1,534

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 2.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.7% Asian
  • 4.9% Black/African-American
  • 10.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 66.5% White
  • 4.2% Unknown

International Students


0.6% from 18 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


297

Student Resources (ESC)

Study resources