The Evergreen State College (Evergreen)

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Evergreen, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Olympia, WA, a predominately suburban area. There are around 5,300 students enrolled per year at Evergreen.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores at this school. A score between 1410 - 1800 on the SAT exam, or 20 - 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Evergreen average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.45 for accepted students. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Evergreen Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for The Evergreen State College was reported as 97.1% in Fall 2013 with over 1,580 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Evergreen SAT Scores: 1410 - 1800
  • Evergreen ACT Scores: 20 - 27
  • Evergreen Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into The Evergreen State College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of The Evergreen State College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The Evergreen State College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 95.4%
  • 2010-2011: 94.4%
  • 2011-2012: 95.7%
  • 2012-2013: 98.4%
  • 2013-2014: 97.1%
  • Projected Evergreen Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 96.8%

How Does Evergreen Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Evergreen is seventy-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Saint Martin's University87.6%
Pacific Lutheran University76.8%
University of Puget Sound85.2%
University of Washington-Tacoma Campus85.2%
Cornish College of the Arts59.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Evergreen (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 630
Math450 - 580
Writing460 - 590
Total Score1410 - 1800
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 28
Math17 - 24
Composite Score20 - 27
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