College Deliberately: The Evergreen State College

The Evergreen State College is a small, public, four-year College that emphasizes culture, leadership and career located in a suburb of Olympia, WA. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Biological and Physical Sciences and Public Administration.

The Evergreen State College

place 2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia, WA 98505-0001
phone Phone: (360) 867-6170
web Web: http://www.evergreen.edu/
  • The Evergreen State College is also known as:
    The Evergreen State College, Evergreen, TESC


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
The Evergreen State College Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities Accredited 1974-06-01 2025-10-01
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As an innovative public liberal arts college, Evergreen emphasizes collaborative, interdisciplinary learning across significant differences. Our academic community engages students in defining and thinking critically about their learning. Evergreen supports and benefits from local and global commitment to social justice, diversity, environmental stewardship and service in the public interest.

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Student Centeredness

3.7 of 10
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Student Services

Students with disabilities:
16% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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The Evergreen State College is in NAIA Division II. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Soccer Men’s 27
Soccer Women’s 20
Basketball Men’s 13

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Tuition for The Evergreen State College is in the 27.1 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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