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Hawaii Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 3,090 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1941 and is one of the 2 schools and colleges located in Hilo
Hawaii Community College will give you the opportunity to get a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.
Hawaii Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Automotive and Mechanic, Nursing, Office and Clerical Services, and Electrical and Electronics. Read the details about Majors
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It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.
Hawaii Community College student retention rate is low at 56% (way below Hawaii average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.
Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
The graduation rate at Hawaii Community College is very low: 29%. Nearly 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.
Student to faculty ratio at Hawaii Community College is pretty decent - 15:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries
Tuition and Loans
Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition prices are low, about $7,900 a year. The additional fees at Hawaii Community College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $100; which comes to a total of $8,000 a year.
Read the details about Hawaii Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans
report for this college.
This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.
The undergraduate application fee at Hawaii Community College is $25.00.
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Hawaii Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (808) 934-2500 or check Hawaii Community College Website
Opportunities and Services
Hawaii Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Hawaii Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Hawaii Community College.
Based on the college crime data, Hawaii Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime
report for this college.
Hawaii Community College Location and MapsPost Address: Hawaii Community College, 200 West Kawili Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091, USA
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