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Highline Community College
  • 2 Year
  • DES MOINES, WA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Safety
    grade B
  5. Student Life
    grade C+
  6. Location
    grade B

editorial

Highline CC is a public college located in Des Moines, Washington in the Seattle Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,140 undergraduate students. The Highline CC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Early Childhood Education. Graduating 38% of students, Highline CC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,200.

About

2400 S 240TH ST
DES MOINES, WA 98198
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Athletic Division
NWAC
Athletic Conference
No data available  

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$8,114 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,104 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
48%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 54 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 59 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 59 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    37%
  • On Campus
    25%
  • Online
    38%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,140 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,689
Undergrads Over 25
34%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Stressed
    75%
  • Goal-oriented
    25%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Day Care Services
No
41%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities. 63 responses
61%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 64 responses
29%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities. 21 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
38%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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