Green River College

Auburn, WA 98092
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Green River College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Auburn.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 8,048 students attend the school. Every year 32% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Green River College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,468, and fees were $507. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,885 and $507 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students8,048
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 29
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 0 0
Certificate 2 25
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 93%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1967 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$105/credit
In State Students$105/credit
Out of State Students$119/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $4,725 $4,725 $5,355
ADN 70 $7,350 $7,350 $8,330
BSN 125 $13,125 $13,125 $14,875
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 50% of Green River College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $3,850
Other Federal Grant 3% $1,593
State Grant & Scholarships 28% $2,895
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 10% $1,557
Federal Student Loans 13% $4,198
Private Loans -- $3,000


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,025
$30,001 to $48,000$9,605
$48,001 to $75,000$10,602
$75,001 to $110,000$14,057
Over $110,000$15,143

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.
Green River College
12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092

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