Burien Has the Talent Your Business Needs to Grow
Our diverse community includes a workforce with educational attainments ranging from high school graduates to those with technical certifications and advanced degrees. With three community colleges located within 15-minutes, there is a strong base to recruit from. In addition, Seattle's top universities are within 30-minutes of the city.
Top Colleges Educate Burien’s Talent
Burien benefits from a central location that makes it convenient for residents to continue their education in Seattle’s top universities, regional private universities and the community college system. These institutions of higher learning are educating tomorrow’s talent, enhancing the skills of the local workforce, and creating opportunities for Burien employers to hire interns and recent graduates.
Continuing education and job training opportunities are convenient for Burien residents. Three publicly-supported colleges are within a 15-minute drive, including Highline College, Renton Technical College, and South Seattle College. Highline College educates more than 17,000 credit and non-credit students each year at its campus overlooking Puget Sound.