Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Highline College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


Such schemes include American Indian Endowed Scholarship, Bess Mikalson, Bobbi McCallum Scholarship, and DPMA/pc Scholarship. Notably, 49% of the students at Highline College get some kind of financial aid every year, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided adds up to around $1,124,689. For additional information about financial assistance schemes, one can head over to HC’s financial aid page at https://financialaid.highline.edu/. At HC, the total percentage of applicants who receive the Federal Grant stands at 32%. In comparison, 48% of the students are awarded the Student Grant, 24% get the Institution Grant, and 31% of the applicants receive the Pell Grant. While the Federal Grant awardees receive an average aid of $4,376, the State Grant receivers and Institution Grant beneficiaries get $3,126 and $1,791, respectively. As far as the Pell Grant beneficiaries are concerned, the average aid received stands at $4,023. Among other things, the annual family income of the applicant plays a major role in determining the total financial aid they are actually eligible to receive. Alternatively, the candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans, apart from financial grants and scholarship schemes to pay for their studies. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. Moreover, the funds received through these loans will have to be repaid within a given timeframe. At HC, an estimated number of 3% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Financial aid is any form of funding that helps you pay for colleges, such as a grant, loans, scholarships, or work-study programs. While gathering knowledge about the various financial aids a college can offer, one of the key things to notice is how the financial aid is broken down and how much aid is provided by the Highline Financial Aid Office and to what number of students in an academic year. At Highline College, 33% of student receive any kind of aid, whereas total aid awarded was $12,030,896

  • Federal Grant average aid is $4,432, with the percentage of students receiving it standing at 29%.

  • Pell Grant average aid is $4,303 and the percentage of students receiving it is 28%.

  • 33% of students receive State Grants that contain an average aid of $3,467.

  • Institution Grant average aid worth an average of $1,374 is received by 26% of students applying for it.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


This is in the form of federal aid and the amount received can vary, depending on the income of the student or the student’s family. The average federal aid in Highline College is calculated according to the family income of the student.

The financial aid for the family income reaching out between $0 to $30,000 stands at about $8,548. A slight change is seen when we see that the aid given is $7,722 to levels of pay between $30,000 to $48,000. For ranges $48,001 to $75,000, the aid is decreased sharply to $4,546. Finally, we have pay ranges $75,001 to $110,000 which receive less aid than the last range which is $1,915, and about $551 worth of financial aid being provided to families who receive an annual income of over $110,000.

Student Loans for Highline College

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate


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