Highline College Rankings

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In the World#3847 of 14178
In North America#1097 of 2629
In the United States#1024 of 2528
In Washington#18 of 57
In Des Moines#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
49%
Undergraduates
6,310
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Highline College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

1,664 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,105 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1500 (24%)
Asian1015 (16%)
Hispanic929 (15%)
Black or African American900 (14%)
Two or more races823 (13%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown664 (11%)
Nonresident Alien361 (6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander92 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native11 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,643
Students receiving aid
49%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$3,269
Tuition in-state$3,269
Tuition out-of-state$3,269
Fee in-district$858
Fee in-state$858
Fee out-of-state$1,307

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity160
Room charge$8,100

Highline College Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies709
Business & Commerce, General98
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse77
Physical Sciences70
Hotel & Motel Administration & Management40
Medical & Clinical Assistant30
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1612
Biology & Biological Sciences, General24
Respiratory Therapy Technician & Assistant194
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance315
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications17
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor15
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration15
International Business & Trade & Commerce57
Audiovisual Communications Technologies & Technicians, Other10
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping9
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management8
Legal Assistant & Paralegal8
Interior Design8
Drafting and Design Technology & Technician, General7
Office Management and Supervision7
Youth Services & Administration7
Business Administration and Management, General6
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling6
Small Business Administration & Management5
Computer Programming & Programmer, General5
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist & Coder5
Teacher Assistant & Aide4
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects3
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General3
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management2
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design2
Home Health Aide & Home Attendant2
Retailing and Retail Operations1
System, Networking, and LAN & WAN Management & Manager1
Grand Total1,24045
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate33%28%37%

Publications & Citations

Publications
26
Citations
219

Publication count by topic

Sociology
7
Psychology
5
Computer science
4
Political science
4
Mathematics
2
Geology
1
Engineering
1
Biology
1
Medicine
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science256278
Geology391111
Psychology456891
Sociology47436
Mathematics551811
Medicine61238
Biology62133
Computer science62305

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199401
199501
199600
199703
199810
199900
200001
200101
200201
200300
200401
200501
200600
200701
200800
200912
201001
201102
201215
201302
201433
201520
2016311
2017435
2018322
2019460
2020258

General info

Alternative namesHighline
WikipediaHighline College
Total FTE staff534
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant

Location and Contacts

Address2400 S 240th St
Des Moines, Washington, 98198-9800
United States
City population30,000
Phone2068783710