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Highline College

DesMoines, Washington, United States
You will enjoy a vibrant, diverse environment at Highline College. Step onto our campus and you will be surrounded by people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures, who took different paths to get here.

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



Founded in 1961, Highline College has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 14 portable classrooms housed on the campus of Glacier High School on South 142nd Street. Now located on a tree-filled 80-acre hilltop overlooking beautiful Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, Highline’s location is unrivaled.


Career and Student Employment (CASE) is available to help students, alumni, and community members free of charge with career exploration, job search, campus employment, resume writing, career events and more.


Library services

We collaborate with students, faculty, staff and the community to achieve their personal, professional and educational goals by providing excellent, innovative library resources and instruction.

ICT services

Information Technology Services provides support and assistance with equipment or software used in computer labs, classes and employee offices.        

Student Life

Campus life

Highline’s main campus is located on an 80-acre tree-filled site in the Pacific Northwest, 20 minutes south of downtown Seattle. Perched on a hill in Des Moines, Washington, the main campus overlooks the beautiful Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. 

Student clubs

Anime Club, Arab Student Association, Japanese Student Association, Snowboarding Club


Highline College is undertaking the new accreditation process developed by its accrediting body, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). This new process occurs on a seven-year cycle as opposed to the previous ten-year accreditation cycle. 

DesMoines, Washington, United States

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