KCC Description

For those who want a two-year, public community college in a warm, tropical location, Kapi’olani Community College (KCC) might be the right place for them.

Located near Waikiki in the scenic Hawaiian Islands, KCC has a wealth of technical and vocational programs in which students can earn an associate’s degree or certificate of completion.

Academics and pre-professional program offerings include Culinary Education, Emergency Medical Technician, Exercise and Sport Science, New Media Arts, and Nursing.

The renowned Culinary Institute of the Pacific is located on campus, and KCC is regularly recognized for its culinary programs. KCC has an extensive liberal arts program as well. It even provides international study abroad experiences for those who are interested.

To be eligible for admissions to KCC, prospective students must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent. They must also submit an application along with a fee, official transcripts, and any AP or CLEP scores if applicable. Applicants are encouraged to apply for financial aid to see if they qualify for any aid programs to help them bring down the cost of tuition. Tuition rates are lower for residents of Hawaii.

College life at KCC gives students opportunities to attend art gallery events, farmers’ markets, take leadership positions, and get involved in many other student activities.

Quick Facts about Kapiolani Community College

Region

Alaska & Hawaii

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$2,388

Out-of-State Tuition

$6,744

Retention Rate

64%

Enrollment

8,221

Year Established

1965

KCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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100% of students gave Kapiolani Community College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

KCC is a great school for instructors to professors to give you extra attention. Course have extensive resourses to know first hand experience in your course. I enjoy the instructors for their attention.

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KCC Students

Total Students
8,221

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
1%
Asian
46%
Caucasian
12%
Latino
8%
Other
33%

International Students

International
6%
Domestic
94%

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