Kapiolani Community College: Review & Facts

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Kapiolani Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 7,820 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1946 and is one of the 16 colleges located in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
25
Fair
At Kapiolani Community College you can receive your 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Kapiolani Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 25 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Culinary, Resort and Hospitality, Medical Assistant, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
65%
Fair
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 normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Kapiolani Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (close to Hawaii average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Kapiolani Community College is low: 33%. About 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Kapiolani Community College is reasonably decent: 18:1. Find out more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,000
Low
Average tuition pricing is low - $7,900 per academic year. The additional fees at Kapiolani Community College beyond tuition are roughly $100; this comes to a total of $8,000 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept 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) earned prior to admission.

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

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Kapiolani Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (808) 734-9000 or check Kapiolani Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Kapiolani Community College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, 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 Kapiolani 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
At present there is no on-campus housing at Kapiolani Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Kapiolani Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kapiolani Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Kapiolani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816-4421, USA
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