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Highline College

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Founded in 1961, Highline College was the first community college in King County. It serves 16,500 students a year and is the most diverse college in the state, with 70 percent students of color and more than 120 languages spoken.


Why Choose Highline College?

Highline has won national praise for inspired faculty and superb education, including the 2014 Award of Excellence for Advancing Diversity from the American Association of Community Colleges.
Highline helps students be more competitive with new bachelor’s degrees in four applied fields: Cybersecurity and Forensics, Global Trade and Logistics, Respiratory Care, and Youth Development.
As an Achieving the Dream leader college, Highline is working to help more students earn certificates or degrees that open the door to better jobs, further education, and greater opportunity.

Popular Programs

  • Physical and Life Sciences
  • Business/Accounting
  • Psychology/Human Services
  • Nursing/Health Occupations
  • Computer Science/Computer Information Systems
  • Communications

See all programs of study at Highline College.

College Address

Highline College
2400 S. 240th Street
Des Moines, WA 98198

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