University of Hawaii Maui College
- 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.
- Enrollment: 2,992 students
- In-state tuition: $2,862
- Out-state tuition: $7,710
- Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
- Minority enrollment: 84%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
- 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.