WCC Description

Are you dreaming of attending a small, two-year college on a tropical island?

Windward Community College (WCC) is part of the University of Hawaii school system. It is located in one of the most scenic places, and most sought-after vacation destinations, in the world.

Certificate and associate’s degrees are offered in areas like BioResources and Technology, Bio-Resource Development and Management, Business Technology, Hawaiian Studies, Veterinary Assisting, and more.

Certain credits can be transferred to the University of Hawaii (UH) if students want to pursue a four-year degree. WCC has career and workforce development resources as well.

WCC offers comprehensive learning resources such as a computer lab, online library, speech lab, tutoring services, and special programs such as a chemistry forum.

Applications for admissions can be completed online. Eligible applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Financial aid forms can also be found online, and assistance is provided to those who qualify.

College life at WCC features student activities and clubs (including a student activity center), Greek Life, and leadership opportunities.

If you like the idea of obtaining a higher education in a warm climate where you can attend class in shorts and sandals year round, consider Windward Community College on the island of Oahu.

Quick Facts about Windward Community College

Region

Alaska & Hawaii

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$2,464

Out-of-State Tuition

$8,430

Retention Rate

60%

Enrollment

1,959

Year Established

1972

WCC Students

Total Students
1,959

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
46%
Part-Time
54%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
13%
African American
1%
Caucasian
22%
Asian
20%
Unknown and Other
43%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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