Leeward Community College

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 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 138% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,960 students
1,303 students
Leeward Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,233 students
834 students
Leeward Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,727 students
1,040 students
Leeward Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Leeward Community College sch enrollment Leeward Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
39%
2%
Leeward Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
8%
1%
% Hispanic
12%
7%
Leeward Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
11%
Leeward Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
12%
66%
Leeward Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
26%
2%
Leeward Community College More (2010-2012)
Leeward Community College sch ethnicity Leeward Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.44
Leeward Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,469 is less than the state average of $5,890. 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 $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,469 $5,890
Leeward Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,149 $10,050
Leeward Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
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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Did You Know?
For Honolulu County, HI public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,468 per year for in-state students and $7,148 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.

The average community college acceptance rate in Honolulu County, HI is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Honolulu County, HI 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 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Honolulu County, HI is Windward Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.