Apply for Admission
If you have already been admitted to Highline, please do not apply again. See Returning Students. All other students, including transfer students, apply using the process on this page.
- Interested in a program related to high school such as Running Start, High School Completion, Career Start, or Gateway to College? Follow the steps below. You will also need to connect with and complete steps to be admitted into those programs.
- Do you have credit from other schools? If you are completing a credential at Highline College and have relevant credit from another school, have your transcript evaluated at Registration and Records.
Before you begin, choose a program of study. We also encourage you to explore options for paying for college.
Quick Tips for Applying Online
For those with mononyms, please put your name in the last name field and a hyphen (-) in the first name field.
Your SSN/TIN is not required for admission, but it is required for financial aid and by most funding sources as well as the IRS. We strongly encourage you to consider including it.
No matter what your status in the U.S. is, you are welcome to attend Highline. Your status determines the tuition rates for which you are eligible. On this form, Immigrant/Permanent Resident means U.S. Permanent Resident (green card). Visitors and Temporary Residents, check and indicate Other and tell us your visa type.
Watch the video for narrated step-by-step instructions for completing the online application.Download Application Video Transcript »