There are 8 community colleges located throughout Hawaii (7 public colleges and 1 private colleges), serving 33,029 students.
For Hawaii community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,495 per year for in-state students and $7,531 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,140 per year (view national tuition costs).
Hawaii community colleges have a diversity score of 0.77, which is higher than the national average of 0.52 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 87% (majority Asian) and the student:teacher ratio is 31:1.
Student by Ethnicity
(HI) School Average
Hawaii Community Colleges by Town:
- College Location Students
3,406 students200 W. Kawili Street
Hilo, HI 96720
4,368 students874 Dillingham Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96817
8,376 students4303 Diamond Head Rd
Honolulu, HI 96816
1,530 students3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766
7,976 students96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City, HI 96782
498 students1111 Bishop St Ste 400
Honolulu, HI 96813
4,076 students310 Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI 96732
2,799 students45-720 Keaahala Rd
Kaneohe, HI 96744
November 05, 2015
More and more, students are choosing to go to community college over traditional four-year universities but community colleges still have a bad reputation. Learn why in this informative article.
September 15, 2015
Short Term Commitment – Long Term Benefits: Three Study-Abroad Options for Community College Students
While study abroad has long been considered an option only for students at four-year colleges and universities, there are actually many options for community college students who would like to experience studying in another country.
August 06, 2015
Recently, a measure passed that allows community colleges in California to offer 4 year degrees. Until now such offerings have been the sole province of other institutions. Now, the game has changed.