Palau Community College

Tel: (680)488-2471
644 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Palau Community College serves 644 students (64.44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equalto than the community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the state average of 100%.
Palau Community College is the only community colleges within Palau County, PW.
The nearest community college is Northern Marianas College (935.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
College Palau Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 40 staff
61 staff
Palau Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 644 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 644 students 1,296 students
Palau Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
Palau Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 415 students
810 students
Palau Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 229 students
1,036 students
Palau Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Palau Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Palau Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
Palau Community College Hawaiian (2008-2013)
Palau Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.00 0.53
Palau Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,250 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,610 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,250 $5,694
Palau Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,610 $10,252
Palau Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 116 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
Palau Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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