Continuing education and job training opportunities are convenient for Burien residents. Three publicly-supported colleges are within a 15-minute drive. They are Highline Community College
, Renton Technical College
, and South Seattle Community College
. Highline Community College educates more than 17,000 credit and non-credit students each year at its campus overlooking Puget Sound.
More than a dozen colleges and universities are less than an hour's commute from Burien. They include:
Many institutions also offer job and personal enrichment at times convenient for working adults.