• 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 2,936 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 90%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,936 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,862
  • Out-state tuition: $7,710
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 83%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 269 teachers has grown by 90% over five years.
University of Hawaii Maui College
(HI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
269 staff
269 staff
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Student Body

The student population of University of Hawaii Maui College has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The University of Hawaii Maui College diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.75. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,936 students
2,936 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
843 students
950 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,093 students
2,093 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
160 students
189 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
843 students
950 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,093 students
2,093 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
40 students
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% Asian
32%
36%
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% Hispanic
14%
12%
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% Black
n/a
1%
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% White
17%
10%
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% Hawaiian
5%
4%
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% Two or more races
29%
30%
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% Non Resident races
2%
5%
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% Unknown races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.76
0.75
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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)
2.87%
2.87%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,400
$34,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,862 is more than the state average of $2,815. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,710 is more than the state average of $7,663. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,862
$2,815
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,710
$7,663
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of University of Hawaii Maui College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of HI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
66%
66%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in University of Hawaii Maui College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in HI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$9,969
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in University of Hawaii Maui College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in HI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,000
$5,599
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in University of Hawaii Maui College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in HI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does University of Hawaii Maui College cost?

University of Hawaii Maui College's tuition is approximately $2,862 for In-State students and $7,710 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,936 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,862
  • Out-state tuition: $7,710
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 83%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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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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