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Kauai Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,405 students enrolled. This school was established in 1965 and is the only college located in Lihue
Kauai Community College will give you the option to receive a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.
Kauai Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 14 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Automotive and Mechanic, Resort and Hospitality, and Accounting and Finance. 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 typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.
The rate of student retention at Kauai Community College is low at 59% (below Hawaii average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.
Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
The graduation rate at Kauai Community College is very low - 24%. Around 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.
Student to faculty ratio at Kauai Community College is pretty good, 12:1. Find out more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries
Tuition and Loans
Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition pricing is low, around $7,900 per academic year. The additional fees at Kauai Community College not covered by tuition are nearly $200; which comes to $8,100 per year.
Read the details about Kauai 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 college will consider accepting 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 Kauai Community College is $25.00.
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Kauai Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (808) 245-8225 or check Kauai Community College Website
Opportunities and Services
Kauai Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kauai 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.
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Kauai Community College.
Based on the college crime data, Kauai Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime
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Kauai Community College Location and MapsPost Address: Kauai Community College, 3-1901 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue, Hawaii 96766-9500, USA
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