Highline College

Des Moines, WA, USA
3.12 Average Rating

Highline College is a 2-year community college just south of Seattle and the first community college in King County, Washington. Highline offers over 100 degrees and certificates among six academic pathways. The Inter-Cultural Center features a schedule of social justice programs and a multicultural library. In addition, Highline offers marine biology classes at its Marine Science and Technology Center which includes a public aquarium.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
98%
Out of State Students
1%

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
6,750
Total Number of Undergrads
6,750
Academic Calendar

Quarter

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,614
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$3,936
Out-of-State Tuition
$4,358
Students Receiving Financial Aid
49%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,045
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
47
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.12 Average Rating
i have found highline community college to be a college with high standards and expections for their students. the professors are strict by helpful. i will graduate this spring with honors and am proud to be a hcc graduate and it has prepared me for my next journey to a 4 yr university,
Megan from Federal Way, WA
Highline is an amazing college! The teachers are all wonderful and help you to excel not just in class but so you'll become a better person in the future. The teachers are like a second family.
Valentina from Kent, WA

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