Kauai Community College: Review & Facts

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Kauai Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,495 students enrolled. This school was established in 1965 and is the only college located in Lihue, Hawaii.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
10
Kauai Community College will give you the option to receive a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Kauai Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Accounting and Finance, Culinary, and Office and Clerical Services. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
62%
The rate of student retention at Kauai Community College is relatively low at 62% (close to Hawaii average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Kauai Community College is very low - 24%. Around 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Kauai Community College is pretty good, 12:1. Find out more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,300
Average tuition pricing is low, around $7,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Kauai Community College not covered by tuition are nearly $100; which comes to $7,300 per year.

Read the details about Kauai Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Kauai Community College is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Kauai Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (808) 245-8311 or check Kauai Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Kauai Community College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kauai Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Kauai Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Kauai Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kauai Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Kauai Community College, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihue, Hawaii 96766-9591, USA
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