University of Hawaii Maui College

310 Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului
HI, 96732-1617
Tel: (808)984-3500
4,382 students
Public institution
Maui Community College is a learning-centered institution that provides affordable, high quality credit and non-credit educational opportunities to a diverse community of lifelong learners.
School Highlights:
University of Hawaii Maui College serves 4,382 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 86%.
University of Hawaii Maui College is the only community colleges within Maui County, HI.

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 4,382 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 65% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,382 students
1,287 students
University of Hawaii Maui College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,644 students
832 students
University of Hawaii Maui College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,738 students
1,021 students
University of Hawaii Maui College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
University of Hawaii Maui College sch enrollment University of Hawaii Maui College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
26%
2%
University of Hawaii Maui College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
11%
1%
% Hispanic
9%
7%
University of Hawaii Maui College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
University of Hawaii Maui College Black (2007-2012)
% White
26%
66%
University of Hawaii Maui College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
25%
2%
University of Hawaii Maui College More (2010-2012)
University of Hawaii Maui College sch ethnicity University of Hawaii Maui 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. 0.78 0.45
University of Hawaii Maui College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,550 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,726 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,550 $5,940
University of Hawaii Maui College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,726 $10,072
University of Hawaii Maui College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Seeking a higher education on Maui will lead you to the doorstep of this fine college, an integral part of the University of Hawaii system. Established in 1966 to serve the local island community, MCC has expanded its vision globally and graduated students from all walks of life. Maui Community College serves the educational needs of residents of the three islands comprising Maui County: Molokai, Lana'i, and Maui. The College encompasses 78 acres at the Kahului site. The student population numbered about 3,000 students in Fall 2004. MCC offers an AA in Liberal Arts and an AS in Nursing, Human Services, and Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET). These are 2-year programs. The student may then transfer to a 4-year program or institution. MCC will soon be offering on-site one 4-year baccalaureate degree in Applied Business and Information Technology (ABIT). MCC offers you academic excellence in an island setting. Whether your passion is for hiking through Hana waterfalls and Haleakala volcano trails, or studying the pros surfing Jaws and windsurfing Hookipa, at MCC you can be assured of a well-rounded educational experience, both in and out of the classroom. MCC networked faculty to terminals connected to a DEC VAX Computer and established the first higher education cable television channel delivering instruction to its tri-isle service area in 1983. By 1988, the college constructed a tri-isle interactive television system and completed its Ka'a'ike Instructional Telecommunications facility housing its television and audio studios, digital media and electronic and computer engineering technology labs, and seven interactive tv classrooms. The college additionally began a National Center of Excellence for High Performance Computing applying personal computer cluster solutions to problems requiring high speed processing.

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