08-09 Green River Intl Programs Presentation

Category: Education

Presentation Description

Information for international students interested in studying at Green River Community College in Washington State.


Presentation Transcript

Welcome to Green River Community College : 

Welcome to Green River Community College www.greenriver.edu/international

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GRCC is located in Washington State Close to Seattle in the city of Auburn

Why Choose Green River Community College? : 

Why Choose Green River Community College? Transfer opportunities to excellent U.S. universities On-Campus housing for students Advisors provide personal assistance Lower costs Small classes Close to Seattle Safe, friendly, and beautiful campus

The Holman Library : 

The Holman Library

The Technology Center : 

The Technology Center

The Marv Nelson Science Building : 

The Marv Nelson Science Building

Facts about GRCC : 

Facts about GRCC 10,000 total students 1,000 international students from more than 30 countries On-campus housing facility and homestay options Tech Center with wireless capabilities and over 100 computers for student use Library with 100 high speed computers Free internet and e-mail access for students A beautiful park-like campus filled with evergreens and flowering trees

Beautiful Campus : 

Beautiful Campus

What Do We Offer? : 

What Do We Offer? University Transfer Program Intensive English Program High School Plus Degrees and Certificates

Where GRCC Students are Accepted : 

Where GRCC Students are Accepted University of Washington UC Berkeley Cornell University University of Southern California Johns Hopkins University University of Michigan University of North Carolina University of Oregon Indiana University Purdue University Ohio State University of California And many more…

International Student Advisors : 

International Student Advisors Front row (from left): Anupa Godse, Melanie Kaneshiro, Sarah Hamilton, Alvin Tai Back row (from left): Bob Lawrence, Jessica Galan, Carla Honkanen, John Tankersley

Most Popular Transfer Areas : 

Most Popular Transfer Areas Business Administration Engineering Computer Science Art and Design Architecture Communications Aviation Journalism Broadcasting Environmental Science

Cost Comparison for one Academic Year (2008-2009) : 

Cost Comparison for one Academic Year (2008-2009)

Intensive English as a Second Language : 

Intensive English as a Second Language Program prepares students for academic studies at a U.S. college or university Five levels, introductory to pre-academic Course content: grammar, reading, writing and oral communication. TOEFL preparation is also available TOEFL offered on campus at the end of every quarter

Academic Bridge Program : 

Academic Bridge Program Students can choose to take one academic class while attending intensive ESL classes full-time. Available to students who have an official TOEFL score of 450-499 (133-170 computer based; 45-60 internet based) Select students in Intensive English level 5 may also have the opportunity to take an academic class while attending IESL full-time

High School Plus : 

High School Plus Bonus: Save time and money Offers highly motivated students an opportunity to take college level classes that count toward a high school diploma and university transfer. Requirements: English proficiency, 16 years of age, and cannot have previously received a high school diploma * Depending on assessment and placement , student may need to take non-transferable, developmental classes.

High School Plus Requirements : 

High School Plus Requirements Classes: 12 categories of classes are required for a Washington State High School Diploma. Your previous high school transcript(s) is evaluated to determine which requirements you need to take. Additional Requirements: Culminating Project Educational Plan Washington Assessment of Student Learning (WASL) or State Authorized Alternative

Degrees and Certificates : 

Degrees and Certificates Associate of Arts Associate of Science Associate of Business Certificates in a variety of subjects including: International Business Aviation Broadcasting Early Childhood Education Physical Therapy Speech Communication Water Supply Technology … and over 75 more.

Housing Options : 

Housing Options On-Campus Housing in Campus Corner Apartments (CCA) American Host Families Homeshare

Host Family : 

Host Family $550 per month Airport Pick-up Area Orientation Campus Visit Private Room Assistance with Banking American Style Meals (3 meals a day) One Month Bus Pass $10.00 Long Distance Phone Card

On-Campus Housing: Campus Corner Apartments : 

On-Campus Housing: Campus Corner Apartments Students have airport meet and greet service, area orientation and assistance with shopping, banking needs, etc. Each unit has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen and central living and dining areas Each student has private bedroom Rooms are fully furnished and have high-speed internet access, cable television hook-up and telephone hook-up included in rent

Campus Corner Apartments cont. : 

Campus Corner Apartments cont. Students prepare own meals Move-in kits provided to new residents include linen, utensils and food items Central laundry facility and Community Room with big screen television, kitchen and lounge area All utilities included in rent 24-hour security and resident advisors on site Different lease options are available

Housing Placement Fee : 

Housing Placement Fee $300 Housing Placement Fee (one time fee) includes the following: CCA=Administrative Fee; Airport Pick-up; Move-in Kit Host Family=Administrative Fee; Airport Pick-up; $100 First Month Deposit Refund policy: $300 placement fee refundable upon request if student cancels application two weeks prior to housing/move-in-day or does not use the I-20 to enter the U.S.

Housing Fees : 

Housing Fees

Student Services : 

Student Services Housing Orientation Advising Immigration Academic Transfer Tutors On Campus Clubs Student Activities Airport Pick-up (if student applies for housing)

Orientation : 

Orientation Placement Testing Campus Tour Advising Registration Overnight Camp for New Students Seattle Trip

Overnight Camping Trip : 

Overnight Camping Trip

Seattle City Tour – Space Needle : 

Seattle City Tour – Space Needle

Dates and Deadlines : 

Dates and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines : 

Dates and Deadlines

Approximate Cost 2008-09 : 

Approximate Cost 2008-09

Easy Application Process : 

Easy Application Process Complete application Financial guarantee $50 application fee Recommended: official transcripts in English and copy of passport Applicants must be 16 years of age or a high school graduate

Graduation : 

Graduation Our 2008 graduates were accepted into top universities. They are heading to Cornell, UC Berkeley, and UCLA. Listen to what our students who got into UC Berkeley have to say about GRCC.

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