Highline College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in a suburb, in Des Moines.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,824 students attend the school. Every year 30% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Highline College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,123, and fees were $813. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,123 and $1,235 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students6,824|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
12/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1969 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$83/credit|
|In State Students||$83/credit|
|Out of State Students||$83/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 47% of Highline College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||10%||$889|
|State Grant & Scholarships||27%||$3,058|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||25%||$1,357|
|Federal Student Loans||3%||$4,894|
$8,704Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,274|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,215|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,450|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,017|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.