Highline College

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School Overview

Highline College is an accredited college in Des Moines, Washington that offers comprehensive community college programs as well as applied bachelor’s degrees. The college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

General Information

Admission Office

2400 South 240th Street

PO Box 98000

Des Moines, WA 98198-9800

(206) 878-3710

Fax: (206) 870-3782



Contact: Laura Westergard

Assistant Registrar
Main Address

PO Box 98000, MS 1-1

Des Moines, WA 98198-9800

(206) 878-3710

www.highline.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 6,165

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 644

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,424

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $24

Admissions Policies/Requirements

School achievement record considered for health programs. College and work experience also considered for nursing.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Multimedia A
Music – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Fashion Merchandising A
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A
International Business A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Sales and Distribution A
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A

Education

Education – General A
Teacher Assistance A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A
Manufacturing Technologies A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A
Foods/Nutrition Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
German A
Linguistics A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance A
Health System Administration A
Medical Assistance A
Medical Transcription A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Public Health A
Respiratory Therapy A

History

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Physical Sciences

Astronomy A
Geology A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Economics A
Geography A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Transportation A,C
Transportation & Materials Moving – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Highline College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(206) 878-3710
Website:www.highline.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:https://www.public.ctc.edu/ApplicantWebClient/Applicant/ApplWelcome.aspx
Address:2400 S 240th St, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,750
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,389 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,851
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,265
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:53%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,045

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Highline College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Highline College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services18101
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services641
Education22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields21
Health Professions and Related Programs971
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Library Science21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Personal and Culinary Services1
Physical Sciences1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total51334

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Highline College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Highline College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,851
Out-of-state$4,265
Books and supplies$825

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid22753%
Grant or scholarship aid20949%$6,045
Student loan aid205%$5,520

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,15033%$5,443
Federal student loans3776%$5,248

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Highline College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Highline College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Highline College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,750
Undergraduate enrollment6,750
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Highline College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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