Associate of Pre-Nursing

Green River College

Program Description

Associate of Pre-Nursing

Green River College

The Associate in Pre‐Nursing degree is general pursued by students who plan to transfer to a four‐year college or university at the junior level to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BSN). Four‐year schools accepting Pre‐Nursing Transfer degree include Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University, University of Washington‐Seattle, Washington State University, Pacific Lutheran University, Northwest University and Walla Walla University. This degree is designed to meet the distribution requirements at universities in Washington state, by fulfilling the general requirements taken by freshmen and sophomores.

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Green River - A leader in university transfer

Our 2+2 transfer program offers students an opportunity to start their four-year bachelor's degree. The transfer program provides courses equivalent to the first two years of a university degree. Students can take two years at Green River College, then transfer to a university to complete their four-year degree.


Our students are admitted to many top 100 world universities*, as ranked by Shanghai Jiaotong University, including:

Brown University, California State University, Cornell University, Hawaii Pacific University, Indiana University, Johns Hopkins, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Purdue University, San Jose State University, Seattle University, Tufts University, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UNC - Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Oregon, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin Washington State University

*Note: Admission to selective universities is highly competitive.

Green River College international students have been admitted to hundreds of universities all over the US. Students gain the qualifications needed for admission at Green River and transfer to top universities as third year juniors. Admission is not guaranteed, but our students have been very successful in gaining admission to top universities.


Education Requirements

In order to obtain a bachelor's degree in the US, all students must complete specific requirements for their major as well as general education requirements which represent a foundation of learning in various areas including Math, Writing, Science, Social Science and Humanities. Students are given freedom to select classes of their choice from general categories. For example, within the "Social Science" category, students can choose any one of the following subjects: sociology, psychology, political science, history, geography and others. The Humanities category includes: art, speech, communications, languages, music, philosophy, and others. Science includes: chemistry, biology, physics, astronomy, and others.

How does it work?

Over 25 universities have offered the University Transfer Pathway (UTP) option to any student who is admitted to Green River. The guarantee does not apply to “impacted” majors. This is how it works:

1. Apply to Green River

2. Select a university – Choose the university from the list. Check the university on the application. Choose one university only. Make sure the university you choose has your major.

You will receive the university conditional admission letter or statement at the same time you receive the Green River admission letter.

Sample Classes for Popular Majors:


  • Beginning Design
  • Drawing
  • Color and Design
  • 3 Dimensional Design
  • Digital Photography
  • Painting, and History of Art

Green River knows how important housing is to the success of a student. This is why our housing staff go the extra mile to give the best experience possible by providing a caring, positive, safe and supportive American living experience.


Experience traditional American college life at Campus Corner Apartments (CCA)

Students enjoy a convenient, on-campus location; comfortable, high quality facilities; an excellent study environment; and an opportunity to get involved and make friends in supportive student community of 340 American and international students. Students must be 17 years old at time of move-in.

Benefits of Living On Campus:

  • Living on campus is convenient!
  • Walking distance to class, library, fitness center, gym and Performing Arts Center
  • Community Center where you can meet and make friends from all over the world
  • Lots of on-site student activities
  • Private and group study areas
  • Easy to get involved in campus activities
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This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated June 10, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept., 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Sept., 2017
USA Auburn, Washington
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 9,900
per year