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Student Demographics

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Student Demographics 2023-10-23T12:32:59+00:00

Student Demographics (2022-23 academic year)

14,142

Total credit and non-credit students

58%

Female Students

36%

Male Students

Female 58%
Male 36%
Unknown or other 6%
0

Total credit students (50% of all students)

0

Median age of credit students

0

Total number of international students

0

Total number of Running Start students

Updated data for our LGBTQIA+ student population is currently unavailable. Highline College is working to collect this data and is committed to promoting a safe and inclusive learning environment for LGBTQIA+ students.

Race/Ethnicity of the Student Population

%Race/Ethnicity
26%Black/African American
22%Hispanic/Latinx
22%White/Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)
21%Asian (Non-Filipino)
4%Filipino
2%Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
2%Native American or Alaska Native

(9,099 students reported race/ethnicity. 5,043 (36%) did not report.)

Race/Ethnicity of the Credit-Bearing Student Population

%Race/Ethnicity
25%Black/African American
25%White/Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)
21%Asian (Non-Filipino)
20%Hispanic/Latinx
5%Filipino
3%Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
2%Native American or Alaska Native

(6,771 students reporting race/ethnicity. 256 (4%) did not report.)

Race/Ethnicity of the Non-Credit Student Population

%Race/Ethnicity
30%Black/African American
28%Hispanic/Latinx
24%Asian (Non-Filipino)
15%White/Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)
1%Filipino
1%Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
1%Native American or Alaska Native

(2,328 students reporting race/ethnicity. 4,787 (67%) did not report.)

Why Students Enroll at Highline

%Reason students enroll:
40%high school completion or basic skills programs
30%transfer to a four-year college/university
15%professional-technical certificates or degrees
8%personal enrichment
3%bachelor's degrees

Type of Course Enrollments*

%Type of Enrollment
48%Transfer courses
28%ELCAP (English Language, Career and Academic Prep)
20%Professional-Technical courses
4%Bachelor of Applied Science courses
1%Non-credit Continuing Education courses

*Course enrollment may differ from students’ reported purpose for attending.

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