University of Hawaii Maui College

310 W Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI 96732-1617
Tel: (808)984-3500
3,809 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 3,809 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 87%.
University of Hawaii Maui College is the only community colleges within Maui County, HI.
The nearest community college is Kapiolani Community College (89.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 141 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
College University of Hawaii Maui College (HI) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 141 staff
129 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,809 has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is equal to the state average of 0.76. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,809 students 3,186 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
# Full-Time Students 1,325 students
1,325 students
# Part-Time Students 2,484 students
1,736 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
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. 0.76 0.76

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,550 is more than the state average of $2,484. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,726 is more than the state average of $7,164. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,550 $2,484
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,726 $7,164
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
Source: 2014 (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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 7,994 students | 89.30 Mi4303 Diamond Head Rd
    Honolulu HI  96816
  • Heald College-Honolulu
    Private for-profit
    1,401 students | 92.30 Mi1500 Kapiolani Blvd
    Honolulu HI  96814
  • 2,661 students | 93.30 Mi45-720 Keaahala Rd
    Kaneohe HI  96744
  • Remington College-Honolulu Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    442 students | 93.80 Mi1111 Bishop St Ste 400
    Honolulu HI  96813
  • 4,144 students | 94.60 Mi874 Dillingham Blvd
    Honolulu HI  96817
Did You Know?
For Hawaii public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,484 per year for in-state students and $7,164 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,020 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Hawaii 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 0.76, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Hawaii is Hawaii Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.