33 S King St, 4th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Established in 1973 by the late Mitsuru Omori, Hawaii Business College takes a unique, holistic approach to successful training! We work with our students to increase their marketability by stressing reliability, knowledge and good people skills. We serve our students by providing quality education and preparing them for a wide variety of business careers in the shortest possible time at a reasonable cost.

School Highlights

Hawaii Business College served 267 students
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which was less than the state average of 90%.

School Overview

Hawaii Business College
(HI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
n/a
269 staff

Student Body

Total Enrollment
267 students
2,936 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
12:1
# Full-Time Students
n/a
950 students
# Part-Time Students
n/a
2,093 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
n/a
189 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
235 students
950 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
2,093 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
40 students
% Asian
n/a
36%
% Hispanic
n/a
12%
% Black
n/a
1%
% White
n/a
10%
% Hawaiian
n/a
4%
% Two or more races
n/a
30%
% Non Resident races
n/a
5%
% Unknown races
100%
2%
Diversity Score
n/a
0.75
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
2.21%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.87%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
n/a
66%
Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$9,969
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,599
Source: 2006 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Hawaii Business College offers a variety of programs in the Healthcare, Business and Computer Technology fields. Learning Resource Center The LRC offers library research and reference materials, and has a wide variety of frequently updated books and magazines. Information technology in the LRC includes audio, video, computers with Internet access, and more. Our dynamic Job Placement Department has deep roots in our local business community and assists students and graduates in achieving career objectives. Hawaii Business College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award certificates, diplomas, and occupational associate's degrees. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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Did You Know?

For Hawaii public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,815 per year for in-state students and $7,663 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Hawaii community colleges have a diversity score of 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Hawaii is Kapiolani Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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