Highline Community College

2400 S 240th St, Des Moines,
WA, 98198-9800
Tel: (206)878-3710
6,954 students
Public institution

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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 Community College serves 6,954 students (55% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 28%.
Highline Community College is one of 13 community colleges within King County, WA.
The nearest community college is Green River Community College (7.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Highline Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 6,954 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,954 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
3,797 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 3,157 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 17%
2%
% Hawaiian 1%
1%
% Hispanic 7%
7%
% Black 10%
12%
% White 58%
66%
% Two or more races 6%
2%
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. 0.62
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,000 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,401 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,000 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,401 $10,175
Source: 2012 (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.

Get admissions information on Highline Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

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