Hawaii Community Colleges

There are 9 community colleges located throughout Hawaii (7 public colleges and 2 private colleges), serving 36,022 students.
Minority enrollment is 86% (majority Asian), which is more than the national average of 34%.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is less than the 58:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(HI) School Average
American Indian

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Recent Articles
Avoid Losing Community College Credits When Transferring to a University
Avoid Losing Community College Credits When Transferring to a University
One out of 10 community college students lose their credits when they transfer to a four-year university. Don't become one of these statistics, and learn how to ensure your hard-earned credits are transferred.
Free Tuition Could Come to a Community College Near You
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.
Community College Review Diversity Report: Which Campuses are Most Diverse?
What states are home to the most diverse and least diverse community colleges? In our exclusive diversity report, we analyze our data to determine how much diversity there is on community college campuses throughout the United States. In addition, learn about the benefits of attending a community college with a diverse student body.
Did You Know?
For Hawaii public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,183 per year for in-state students and $6,590 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,580 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Hawaii community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is University of Hawaii Maui College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.