Hawaii Community Colleges

  • There are 8 community colleges located throughout Hawaii (7 public colleges and 1 private colleges), serving 31,402 students.
  • For Hawaii community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,815 per year for in-state students and $7,663 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,950 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • Hawaii community colleges have a diversity score of 0.76, which is higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 87% (majority Asian) and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(HI) School Average
Asian
37%
Hispanic
9%
Black
1%
White
13%
Hawaiian
7%
Two or more races
27%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
3%
HI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Hawaii Community Colleges by Town:

  • College Location Students
  • 200 W. Kawili Street
    Hilo HI  96720
    (808)934-2500

    3,186 students
  • 874 Dillingham Blvd
    Honolulu HI  96817
    (808)845-9211

    4,144 students
  • 4303 Diamond Head Rd
    Honolulu HI  96816
    (808)734-9000

    7,994 students
  • 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy
    Lihue HI  96766
    (808)245-8225

    1,424 students
  • 96-045 Ala Ike
    Pearl City HI  96782
    (808)455-0011

    7,742 students
  • 1111 Bishop St Ste 400
    Honolulu HI  96813
    (808)942-1000

    442 students
  • 310 W Kaahumanu Ave
    Kahului HI  96732
    (808)984-3500

    3,809 students
  • 45-720 Keaahala Rd
    Kaneohe HI  96744
    (808)235-7400

    2,661 students
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