Highline College

Des Moines, WA

Highline College

Des Moines, WA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,445
Declined
Total Received 4,445
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Public

6,743

undergraduate students

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Lists & Rankings

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School Facts

Highline College (formerly Highline Community College), founded in 1961, is a two-year, coeducational, liberal arts institution. Its campus is located in Des Moines, Washington.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 6,743
Established in 1961
Coeducational Coeducational

80-acre, suburban campus in Des Moines (population: 31,238), seven miles from Seattle-Tacoma. Major airport serves Seattle-Tacoma. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Seattle
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Seattle-Tacoma International

Highline College
2400 South 240th Street
Des Moines
98198

Top Organizations

  • Black Student Union
  • Pacific Islander Club
  • Friends of Bosnia
  • United Latino Association
  • Muslim Student Association

Top Events

  • Thunderweek (fall opening week)
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $26

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,445
Declined
Total Received 4,445

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Behavioral Sciences
Biological and Physical Sciences
Business Administration and Management, General
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer Typography and Composition Equipment Operator
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, Other
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Education, General
Engineering Technology, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Technology/Technician
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Library and Information Science
Mathematics, General
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Pre-Engineering
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Social Sciences, General
Tourism and Travel Services Management
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

6,743

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

6,743
students

Female
58%
3,922

Male
42%
2,821

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

58%

3,932
students

Female
57%
2,206

Male
43%
1,726

42%

2,811
students

Female
62%
1,716

Male
38%
1,095

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

4,793

Transfer students enrolled

71%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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