Highline College Foundation
The Highline College Foundation provides resources that empower students to create meaningful lives, think critically, engage in a global world, and become educated citizens in a democratic system; we build partnerships with families, businesses and organizations in our community to help students' dreams come true.
P.O. Box 98000 MS 99-248
Des Moines, WA 98198
Highline College was founded in 1961 as the first community college in King County. It serves approximately 17,000 students annually and has more than 350,000 alumni. Over 70% of students are people of color; 59% are female. Highline College is nationally and internationally recognized as a premier community college, a reputation earned through the development of an institutional culture that values innovation, globalization of curriculum and community participation.
Highline offers comprehensive community college programs as well as new bachelor's degrees in four high-demand programs: Cybersecurity and Forensics, Global Trade and Logistics, Respiratory Care, and Youth Development; Associate of Arts and Science degrees that provide preparation for transfer to four-year colleges or universities, along with Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees and/or certificates in more than 60 professional-technical education programs that prepare students to succeed in today's marketplace. Students also come to Highline for pre-college education, short-term training programs and community education.