6,743
Students
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
100
100%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Highline College is a 2-year institution located in Des Moines, WA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2400 South 240th Street
Des Moines, WA  98198-9800
United States
Contact Ms. Michelle Kuwasaki
Director of Admissions
Phone: 206-878-3710

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Tourism And Travel Services Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Typography And Composition Equipment Operation Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Library Science Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,445
Applied
4,445
Accepted
6,743
Enrolled
100%

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

4,000
In-state
9,235
Out-of-state
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Fees

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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Student Body

6,743
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.42%
Black or African American 11.14%
White or Caucasian 41.35%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7%
Asian 14.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.13%
Two or more races 6.44%
Other 10.81%

Gender

Male (41.84%)
Female (58.16%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Thunderweek (fall opening week)

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Black Student Union, Pacific Islander Club, Friends of Bosnia, United Latino Association and Muslim Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
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Volleyball No No No
Wrestling No Checkmark Checkmark
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Women's Sports

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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

360
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 144
Part-time - 216
Male - 146
Female - 214