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The Evergreen State College Data & Information Overview

9 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
99% Acceptance Rate
Find out more about how The Evergreen State College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below.
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How Well Is The Evergreen State College Ranked?

#1,309 Best Colleges in Nation
#27 Best Colleges in WA
Liberal Arts Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

The Evergreen State College was awarded 9 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts.

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Overall Quality

Evergreen landed the #1,309 spot in College Factual's 2024 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,217 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Evergreen is also ranked #27 out of 51 schools in Washington.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Evergreen?

99% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
13% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 99%, The Evergreen State College is easier to get into than many other schools. But that doesn't mean you can slack off on your application. Make sure to treat this school like any other when submitting requested materials and documents.

Average Test Scores

About 13% of students accepted to Evergreen submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 630. Math scores were between 470 and 570.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The Evergreen State College  ( 530 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for The Evergreen State College  ( 470 to 570 )
Evergreen received ACT scores from 7% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for The Evergreen State College  ( 19 to 27 )

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The Evergreen State College Faculty

14 to 1 Student to Faculty
77% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, The Evergreen State College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at The Evergreen State College is 77%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  77 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at The Evergreen State College

67% Freshmen Retention
37% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at The Evergreen State College is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At Evergreen this rate is 37%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  37 out of 100

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The Evergreen State College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,868 Full-Time Undergraduates
32.3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
61.2% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,080 undergraduates at Evergreen with 1,868 being full-time and 212 being part-time.

How Much Does The Evergreen State College Cost?

$13,526 Net Price
43% Take Out Loans
$20,580 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Evergreen is $13,526. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Evergreen

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,711 $12,613 $16,404 $21,614 $21,781

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Evergreen, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Evergreen, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $5,145 a year. That adds up to $20,580 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Evergreen is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Evergreen Graduates Make?

$40,782 Avg Salary of Grads
Average Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Evergreen with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $40,782 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at The Evergreen State College make the most money.

Location of The Evergreen State College

Washington State
1,868 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Located in Olympia, Washington, The Evergreen State College is a public institution. Olympia is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for Evergreen are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2700 Evergreen Pkwy Nw, Olympia, WA 98505-0001
Phone: 360-867-6170

The Evergreen State College Majors

5 Majors With Completions
677 Undergraduate Degrees
81 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 5 majors graduated from The Evergreen State College. Of these students, 677 received undergraduate degrees and 81 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Liberal Arts General Studies 541 $24,118
Biological & Physical Science 136 $25,468
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA
Natural Resources Conservation 0 NA
Public Administration 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at The Evergreen State College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Learn more about online learning at The Evergreen State College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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