Kauai Community College
- Kauai Community College is situated on the island of Kauai, the northernmost and oldest of the major Hawaiian islands. It is a 2-year public community college and the only college on the island. Its 200-acre campus is located just west of the major town of Lihue. Kauai Community College is committed to the students and community that it serves.
- The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|Kauai Community College||(HI) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||73 staff||129 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,424 students||3,809 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||20:1||30:1|
|# Full-Time Students||546 students||1,325 students|
|# Part-Time Students||878 students||2,484 students|
|% Two or more races|
|% Non Resident races||-|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$35,100||$33,900|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- Kauai Community College is situated on the island of Kauai, the northernmost and oldest of the major Hawaiian islands. It is a 2-year public community college and the only college on the island. Its 200-acre campus is located just west of the major town of Lihue. Kauai Community College is committed to the students and community that it serves. The University Center at Kaua`i Community College offers Kaua`i residents opportunities to pursue college degrees at the bachelor's and master's levels and to work toward specialized certificate programs offered through the University of Hawai`i system. Kaua'i Community College provides a transfer-level liberal arts education, but also offers a variety of vocational and professional training programs. Four-year and graduate degrees are offered through the University Center.
- The nearest community college to Kauai Community College is Leeward Community College (100.6 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 7,742 students | 100.60 Mi96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City,  HI  96782
- 4,144 students | 109.10 Mi874 Dillingham Blvd
Honolulu,  HI  96817
- 442 students | 110.00 Mi1111 Bishop St Ste 400
Honolulu,  HI  96813
- 2,661 students | 110.20 Mi45-720 Keaahala Rd
Kaneohe,  HI  96744
- 7,994 students | 114.70 Mi4303 Diamond Head Rd
Honolulu,  HI  96816
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