Top Honolulu Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Honolulu, Hawaii, serving 12,580 students.
  • Honolulu County, HI community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Asian), and the student:teacher ratio is 28:1.

Top Honolulu, HI Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location 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
  • 1111 Bishop St Ste 400
    Honolulu HI  96813
    (808)942-1000

    442 students
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