English school in Highline Seattle

Join a thriving student community amid sweeping views of Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains

Our Highline Seattle school

20 minutes south of Seattle, Highline College offers an excellent academic environment on a leafy campus. Dedicated to global citizenship and social justice, the college is proud of its multicultural student body and welcoming atmosphere. Sharing campus facilities with over 8,000 native English-speaking undergrads and 500 international students, you’ll never lack opportunities to practice your English.


We have delayed the reopening of our Seattle Highline College school due to Coronavirus. Our Seattle school is reopening on 31 August with enhanced safety measures. Find out more.

  • Our English school is based in Highline’s state-of-the-art library building – which also holds the college’s collection of over 145,000 print, media, and electronic resources
  • Full access to campus facilities such as a large, up-to-date gym, a business development center and a bistro
  • Easy transfer to undergraduate programs at Highline College, which will accept a Kaplan certificate in place of a TOEFL qualification
  • Discounted tuition rates available when you study English at Kaplan and take a college class at the same time through our Foundation Program


General English course

Price from
$2,665 USD

Semi-Intensive English course

Price from
$7,705 USD

Intensive English course

Price from
$15,265 USD
This package includes: Tuition, Accommodation, Fees
School location
Kaplan International Languages Highline Community College, 2400 South 240th Street, Building 25, 5th Floor, Des Moines, WA, Seattle 98198, USA
Highline College
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School facilities

Computer lab
Student Lounge
Gym facilities

Other information

  • University Placement Service:
    Our University Placement Service (UPS) allows you to benefit from our extensive network of partner universities and colleges. Combined with our wealth of experience, we help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate courses. Learn more
  • Languages spoken by staff:
    French, Spanish
  • Teacher Qualifications:
    All teachers have a level of education normally represented by a degree and they also have a CELTA or equivalent qualification. Some also hold the higher level DELTA qualification, PGCE, or MA in applied linguistics
  • School holidays:
    See our school closures

Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International Languages school is accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. All courses offered by Kaplan International are avocational and recreational, and are not intended to lead to vocation, occupation or career opportunities. Kaplan International does not confer credits, certification, diploma or degree for any courses, and no credits are transferrable to institutions of higher education.

*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2018.

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Our Seattle Highline school has a dedicated social program, designed to help you explore the city and build friendships, through organised events and activities


Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Most residences are self-catering
  • Socialize and have fun with your new friends
  • Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations
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Ideal for students who want to learn about and immerse themselves in U.S. culture. Sharing meals with your hosts every day, you'll benefit from speaking English in relaxed, natural situations.
  • Live in a local homestay specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with your hosts
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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