Kapiolani Community College (KCC)

Honolulu, HI

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Kapiolani Community College

Kapiolani Community College

Kapiolani Community College Student Essentials

Kapiolani Community College Student Essentials
Region: Alaska & Hawaii
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: kapiolani.hawaii.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,484
Out-of-State Tuition: $7,164
Retention Rate: 73%
Enrollment: 12,669
Year Established: 1965

About KCC

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.

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KCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

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

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

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.


KCC Map & Location

Kapiolani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Rd
Honolulu, HI 96816


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Getting Around KCC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

5/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Honolulu, HI

Winter
Dec
82
67
Jan
81
65
Feb
81
65
Spring
Mar
82
67
Apr
83
68
May
85
70
Summer
Jun
87
72
Jul
88
73
Aug
88
74
Fall
Sep
88
73
Oct
87
72
Nov
84
70

KCC Students

Total Students 12,669

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 9%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 14%
  • Asian: 45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 6%
  • Unknown and Other: 25%
Latino 9%
African American 1%
Caucasian 14%
Asian 45%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6%
Unknown and Other 25%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 24%
Part-Time 76%
International 6%
Domestic 94%

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