Windward Community College

45-720 Keaahala Rd, Kaneohe
HI, 96744-3598
Tel: (808)235-7400
2,741 students
Public institution

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Windward Community College is committed to excellence in the liberal arts and career development; we support and challenge individuals to develop skills, fulfill their potential, enrich their lives, and become contributing, culturally aware members of our community.
School Highlights:
Windward Community College serves 2,741 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 86%.
Windward Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Honolulu County, HI.
The nearest community college is Honolulu Community College (7.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Windward 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 2,741 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 75% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,741 students
1,303 students
Windward Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
914 students
834 students
Windward Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,827 students
1,040 students
Windward Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Windward Community College sch enrollment Windward Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
17%
2%
Windward Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
12%
1%
% Hispanic
15%
7%
Windward Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
11%
Windward Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
16%
66%
Windward Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
37%
2%
Windward Community College More (2010-2012)
Windward Community College sch ethnicity Windward 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. 0.77 0.44
Windward Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,464 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 $7,144 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,464 $5,890
Windward Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,144 $10,050
Windward Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Located on 50 lush acres at the foot of the Ko‘olau in Kane‘ohe, Windward Community College, a part of the University of Hawai‘i system offers its own special approach to higher education: convenient, affordable, and personal–with a commitment to helping students succeed and an island spirit of ‘ohana. Windward Community College offers Associate in Arts Degree and Associate Degree in Technical Studies. The college offers Academic Subject Certificate in Arts and Business. Established in October 1985, the Center for Aerospace Education(CAE) supports the three primary missions of Windward Community College: traditional credit programs for undergraduate students with special emphasis on liberal arts education, workforce development and vocational training and informal educational outreach programs for our island community (from grades K to senior citizens). Established in Fall 2004 the Windward Community College Office of Institutional Research supports faculty and staff in reporting the institutional information of the College. It also presents this information to students and prospective students for their decision-making regarding the College.

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Did You Know?
Honolulu, 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, HI is Windward Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.