Palau Community College

Tel: (680)488-2471
644 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Palau Community College serves 644 students (64% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
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 (935.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
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
59 staff
Palau Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 644 teachers has grown by 35% 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
644 students
1,282 students
Palau Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
22:1
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
1,017 students
Palau Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Palau Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Palau Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
99%
1%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,250 is less than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,250 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,610 $10,294
Total Dormitory Capacity 116 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
89%
Palau Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Saipan Northern Marianas College
    Public
    As Terlaje Campus
    Saipan, MP 96950
    (6.7)023-4549
    935.7  Mi  |   students
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For public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $0 per year for in-state students and $0 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $0 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
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 0.00, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in is Palau Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.