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Student Demographics

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Student Demographics 2021-09-02T12:33:31+00:00

Student Demographics (2019-20 academic year)

15,375

Total credit and non-credit students

60%

Female Students

40%

Male Students

0

Total credit students (71% of all students)

0

Median age of credit students

0

Total number of international students

0

Total number of Running Start students

Ethnicity of the Student Population

%Ethnicity
23%White/Caucasian
20%Asian
20%Black/African American
16%Multiracial
12%Hispanic/Latino
9%Other
1%Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
<1%Native American or Alaska Native

LGBTQ Survey Responses

(all credit enrolled students, 79% response rate)

%Sexual Orientation
73%Straight/Heterosexual
17%Prefer not to answer
4%Other
4%Bisexual
1%Gay
<1%Lesbian
<1%Queer
Graphical representation of Highline College Student Sexual Orientation 2018 Survey Results

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%Gender Identity
49%Feminine
31%Masculine
15%Prefer not to answer
3%Other
2%Gender Neutral
<1%Androgynous
<1%Transgender
Graphical representation of Highline College Student Gender Identity Survey Results 2018

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Why Students Enroll at Highline

%Reason
46%attend to transfer to a four-year college/university
34%attend for basic skills programs
16%attend for work-related courses (current or future)
2%attend for applied baccalaureate
1%attend for personal enrichment

Type of Course Enrollments*

%Type of Enrollment
36%of enrollments in transfer courses
27%of enrollments in professional/technical courses
26%of enrollments in basic skills
6%of enrollments in pre-college level courses
5%of enrollments in community courses

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

Where Students Transfer to After Highline**

%Public Four-Year Institution
40%University of Washington (all campuses)
28%Central Washington University
13%Washington community and technical colleges for bachelor’s degree programs (all colleges)
10%Washington State University (all campuses)
5%Western Washington University
4%Eastern Washington University or The Evergreen State College

**Data is for 2015–16, the most recent academic year for which transfer data is available.