Des Moines Community Colleges

In Des Moines, Washington, you can find 1 community college serving 6,954 students.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Asian and Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is less than the 30:1 state average.

Des Moines, WA Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • Des MoinesHighline Community College
    Public
    2400 S 240th St
    Des MoinesWA 98198
    (206)878-3710
    6,954 students
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Did You Know?
For King, 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, 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 0.54, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in King, WA is Seattle Community College-South Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.