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Study at Highline Community College

Highline Community College is a junior college located in Des Moines, Washington. It was established in 1961 as the first community college in King County. The main campus is spread across an area of more than 80 acres. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. HCC enrolls more than 15, 000 credit and non-credit students annually. HCC's athletic department sponsors both men's and women's sports teams, which participate in sports like volleyball, soccer, softball, cross country, basketball and wrestling. They are nicknamed the Thunderbirds. They are members of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges.

Profile of Highline Community CollegeHighline Community College is in a large suburb, in Des Moines, WA. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Highline Community College earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include liberal arts.

Highline Community College Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Highline Community College offers open admission.

Faculty
Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

Highline Community College, in 2007, had 5, 859 students (4, 176 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:

"We deliver innovative education and training opportunities to foster your personal and professional success in our multicultural world and global economy. We help you build a better future. "Highline Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts576liberal arts and sciences, library assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine75registered nursing, nursing assistant
office and Administration51administrative assistant, office management, general office occupations
Business and Management45accounting technology, international business, customer service management, business management, small business management, marketing, call center operation
Law43legal assistant
Education and Teaching39early childhood education, teacher aide
Medical Support and Technology37respiratory care tech, medical coding, medical assistant, health diagnostic professions
Therapy and Counselling23mental and social health services, substance abuse Counselling
Computer Science and Engineering19system administration, computer security, computer networking, computer programming
Science18physical sciences
Hospitality15hotel management, tourism and travel
Design13interior design
Media10audiovisual tech, printing equipment operation, desktop publishing and imaging
Security and Law Enforcement9criminal justice and administration
Engineering Technician5drafting
Contact: Highline Community CollegeHighline Community College

2400 S 240th St

Des Moines, WA 98198-9800

General Phone: (206) 878-3710

http://www.highline.edu

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