Highline College

Tel: (206)878-3710
6,443 students
Public institution
Highline Community College is nationally and internationally recognized as a premier community college, a reputation earned through the development of an institutional culture that values innovation, globalization of curriculum, and community participation. It is one of 34 community and technical colleges in the state of Washington.
School Highlights
Highline College serves 6,443 students (58% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is lower than the state community college average of 32:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Highline College is one of 13 community colleges within King County, WA.
The nearest community college is Pima Medical Institute-Renton (7.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 219 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
College Highline College (WA) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 219 staff 138 staff

Student Body

The student population of 6,443 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.80 is more than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,443 students 3,682 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 29:1 32:1
# Full-Time Students 3,734 students 2,292 students
# Part-Time Students 2,709 students 1,890 students
% Asian
14%
7%
% Hispanic
7%
9%
% Black
9%
4%
% White
41%
59%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Two or more races
6%
5%
% Unknown races
10%
14%
% Non Resident races
11%
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Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.80 0.62

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,000 is more than the state average of $3,947. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,401 is less than the state average of $8,840. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,000 $3,947
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,401 $8,840
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 68% 72%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Highline Community College is nationally and internationally recognized as a premier community college, a reputation earned through the development of an institutional culture that values innovation, globalization of curriculum, and community participation. It is one of 34 community and technical colleges in the state of Washington.

Nearby Schools

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  • 2,409 students | 11.60 Mi1101 S Yakima Ave
    Tacoma WA 98405
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    11.602,409
  • 5,535 students | 11.60 Mi6000 16th Ave SW
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    (206)934-5300
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Did You Know?
For King County, WA public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,013 per year for in-state students and $7,601 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

King County, WA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in King County, WA is The Art Institute of Seattle. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.