Highland Park College was a college located in Des Moines, Iowa.
Founded by a local business syndicate, Highland Park opened its
doors in 1890. At the time, Highland Park was an emerging northern
suburb of the capital city. Enrollment climbed in its early years
before a dip following the Panic of 1893; enrollment later stabilized
around 2,000 students.
In 1911, the previously independent college was sold to the
Presbyterian Church. In 1918, the college merged with Des Moines
College and Central University of
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Defunct colleges and universities in Iowa
AIB College of Business Algona College Ashford University Charles City College Des Moines University (1865–1929) Highland Park College Leander Clark College Lenox College Marycrest International University Midwestern College Ottumwa Heights College Parsons College Sioux Empire College Tabor College Westmar University Wilton German English Colle