Highline Community College

Since 1961, community members have counted on Highline College to meet their educational needs close to home. As our area has changed over the years, so have our classes and programs. Today you will find comprehensive community college programs as well as applied bachelor’s degrees. Come to Highline to discover why we are still our community’s college after more than 55 years.

Highline’s strategic plan includes four initiatives:

  1. Achieve excellence in teaching and learning.
  2. Enhance a college climate that values diversity and global perspectives.
  3. Strengthen and expand the presence and role of the college within the communities it serves.
  4. Sustain an open, honest and collaborative environment that is responsive to the needs of the college community and that promotes good stewardship of the college’s financial resources.

Highline’s core themes build on the strategic plan.

  1. Promote student engagement, learning and achievement.
  2. Integrate and institutionalize diversity and globalism throughout the college.
  3. Build valuable relationships and establish a meaningful presence within Highline College’s communities.
  4. Model sustainability in human resources, operations, and teaching and learning.

General Details
  • STATE OR PROVINCE
    Washington
  • CITY
    Des Moines
  • YEAR FOUNDED
    1961
  • INSTITUTION TYPE
    public
  • AVERAGE TUITION
    $18,600
  • APPLICATION FEE
    $54
  • ACCOMMODATION
    off campus
  • ADDRESS
    2400 S 240th St, Des Moines, WA, USA
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