Highline College Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#5158 of 14,131 In the World
#1432 of 2,597 In North America
#1353 of 2,496 In the United States
#25 of 57 In Washington

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
48%
Undergraduates
5,829
Male:Female Ratio
38:62
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

Highline College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

2,161 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,196 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

White 1402 (24%)
Asian 999 (17%)
Hispanic 917 (16%)
Black or African American 872 (15%)
Two or more races 716 (12%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 561 (10%)
Nonresident Alien 243 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 97 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 7 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,104
Students receiving aid
48%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $3,351
Tuition in-state $3,351
Tuition out-of-state $3,351
Fee in-district $880
Fee in-state $880
Fee out-of-state $1,340

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 160
Room charge $8,547

Highline College Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 618
Business & Commerce, General 81
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 79
Physical Sciences, General 48
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 10 20
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 4 22
Respiratory Therapy Technician & Assistant 12 5
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 16
Medical & Clinical Assistant 16
Hotel & Motel Administration & Management 14
International Business & Trade & Commerce 4 10
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping 13
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 13
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 12
Youth Services & Administration 12
Design and Visual Communications, General 11
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling 10
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects 8
Business Administration and Management, General 8
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 7
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 7
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 7
Interior Design 6
Office Management and Supervision 5
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 4
Home Health Aide & Home Attendant 3
Small Business Administration & Management 3
Drafting and Design Technology & Technician, General 2
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General 1
Information Technology 1
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist & Coder 1
Teacher Assistant & Aide 1
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 1
Grand Total 1,026 69
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 38% 34% 42%

Publications & Citations

Publications
35
Citations
299

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
22 / 246
Math Teachers
12 / 118
Psychology
12 / 134
Mathematics
12 / 118
Environmental Science
11 / 116
Earth science and Geophysics
10 / 116
Special Education
9 / 116
Demography
8 / 104
Sociology
6 / 0
Medicine
5 / 14
Political Science
5 / 124
Computer Science
4 / 0
Health Science
3 / 0
Gender Studies
2 / 9
Library and Information science
2 / 0
Geography and Cartography
2 / 1
Communications and Public Relations
2 / 0
Biology
2 / 5
Education Majors
2 / 9
Cyber Security
2 / 0
Theoretical Physics
1 / 1
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
1 / 0
Criminology and Criminal Justice
1 / 112
Architecture
1 / 0
Petrology and Geochemistry
1 / 11
Business
1 / 0
Art & Design
1 / 0
Investment Banking and Stock trading
1 / 0
Chemistry
1 / 11
Engineering
1 / 0
Physics
1 / 1
Economics
1 / 0
Geology
1 / 11
Law
1 / 112
Psychiatry
1 / 9
Virology
1 / 5

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1994 0 1
1995 0 1
1996 0 0
1997 0 3
1998 1 0
1999 0 0
2000 0 1
2001 0 1
2002 0 1
2003 0 0
2004 0 1
2005 0 1
2006 0 0
2007 0 1
2008 0 0
2009 1 2
2010 0 1
2011 0 2
2012 1 5
2013 0 2
2014 3 4
2015 2 0
2016 3 16
2017 4 45
2018 3 22
2019 4 64
2020 2 50
2021 5 85

Notable alumni

  1. Brian Scalabrine

    Brian Scalabrine
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Brian David Scalabrine, nicknamed the "White Mamba", is an American former professional basketball player who is currently a television analyst for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is also the co-host of "The Starting Lineup", which airs weekdays from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET on SiriusXM NBA Radio.

General info

Alternative names Highline
Total FTE staff 543
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Associate's Dominant

Location and Contacts

Address 2400 S 240th St
Des Moines, Washington, 98198-9800
United States
City population 33,000
Phone 2068783710