Highline College: Ranking & Review

Des Moines
United States
Top 24%

Highline College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)6,8242,8743,950

2,514 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

987 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Highline College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Highline College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Highline College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$3,123$3,123
Fees for full-time undergraduates$813$1,235
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$83$83

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities673673
Health Professions and Related Programs5331534
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2553258
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1008108
Physical Sciences4040
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2727
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2525
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1818
Visual and Performing Arts1818
Legal Professions and Studies1717
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1010
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1010
Public Administration and Social Service Professions99
Library Science88
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields33
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
Grand Total1,899211,920

A total of 1,920 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Highline College.

Graduation rate30%24%34%

General info

Alternative namesHighline
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff558
Instructional FTE200
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.highline.edu
Address2400 S 240th St
Des Moines, Washington, 98198-9800
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population31,000