Leeward Community College

96-045 Ala Ike, Pearl City,
HI, 96782-3393
Tel: (808)455-0011
7,960 students
Public institution

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Leeward Community College is a public, co-educational commuter community college in Pearl City, Hawai'i on the island of O'ahu. Its main campus is adjacent to the campus of University of Hawaii-West Oahu. It is one of ten branches of the University of Hawai'i System anchored by the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in Honolulu and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
School Highlights:
Leeward Community College serves 7,960 students (41% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 86%.
Leeward Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Honolulu County, HI.
The nearest community college is Honolulu Community College (8.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Leeward Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 7,960 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 138% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,960 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
3,233 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 4,727 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 39%
2%
% Hawaiian 8%
1%
% Hispanic 12%
7%
% Black 2%
12%
% White 12%
66%
% Two or more races 26%
2%
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. 0.74
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,469 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,149 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,469 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,149 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Leeward Community College is a public, co-educational commuter community college in Pearl City, Hawai'i on the island of O'ahu. Its main campus is adjacent to the campus of University of Hawaii-West Oahu. It is one of ten branches of the University of Hawai'i System anchored by the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in Honolulu and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Leeward is recognized for its digital media and television production programs, considered by some to be the best in the state. In addition to its main campus in Pearl City, Leeward Community College also runs the Waianae Education Center in Waianae. At Leeward Community College we are committed to "Helping Students Learn". We at LCC understand that learning takes place in many different ways and that students need options when trying to balance busy personal and professional lives with a college education. With Distance Education courses the flexibility of anytime and anywhere learning becomes a reality. Pursue your academic career on your time at your convenience! The Office of Continuing Education and Workforce Development (OCEWD) is part of Leeward Community College's educational mission to enhance the quality of life and strengthen economic stability and growth by providing life-long development and personal enrichment. OCEWD provides a variety of continuing education programs, public service and cultural programs and facilitates rental of campus facilities. Programs support human resource and economic development, job training, and classes for small and large businesses, and aspiring entrepreneurs. OCEWD serves people whose educational goals do not require college credit.

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