Tuition & Fees

State Support of Higher Education

The average cost to educate a resident full-time community or technical college student for the 2021-22 academic year is $12,445. Students pay an average of $3,445 in tuition toward this cost. The remaining $9,000 is an “opportunity pathway” provided by the State and is funded by state taxes and other sources. The amounts shown are averages for a full-time, resident student. The actual tuition a student pays will vary due to credit load, residency status and other factors.

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How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition and fees are set by the Washington State Legislature and are subject to change. Green River College reserves the right to change any of its fees or charges without notice. Some courses or programs of study may require additional fees. 

Student Fees:

Lower Level Tuition Rates (Under 300-level):

Upper Level Tuition Rates (300-level and above):

Special Population Tuition Rates:

Residency Information:

Refund Information:

Quarterly Tuition Due Dates

If registration occurs before the tuition due date, students have until the posted date to make payment, get funding in place or register for the STEP payment plan.

If registration occurs after the tuition due date, tuition is due within 3 business days of registration.

If registration occurs after the quarter begins, tuition is due within 24 hours of registration.

Quarterly Tuition Due Dates:

  • Summer Quarter - June 8, 2021
  • Fall Quarter - August 31, 2021
  • Winter Quarter - December 7, 2021
  • Spring Quarter - March 2, 2022

Payment Options

Online: Make a Payment

Need Help Paying with CTCLink?

In Person: Cashier's Office, Student Affairs & Success Center - Cashier's Office hours

Kent Campus - Kent Campus hours

Auburn Center - Auburn Center hours

Enumclaw Campus - Enumclaw Campus hours

STEP: Student Tuition Easy Payments

Available Funding: Pay for College