Leeward Community College: Review & Facts

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Leeward Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 7,535 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1968 and is the only institution located in Pearl City, Hawaii.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
14
Fair
1-year certificate and associate's degree are offered at Leeward Community College.

Leeward Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 14 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Education, Computer Science, Automotive and Mechanic, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
64%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Leeward Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 64% (close to Hawaii average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Leeward Community College is very low: 24%. About 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Leeward Community College is reasonable, 23:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,000
Low
Average tuition prices are low, about $7,900 a year. The additional fees at Leeward Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $100; this totals $8,000 per year.

Read the details about Leeward 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 school 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) earned prior to admission.

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

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Leeward Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (808) 455-0011 or check Leeward Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Leeward Community College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Leeward 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
Yes
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Leeward Community College.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Leeward Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Leeward Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Leeward Community College, 96-045 Ala Ike, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782-3366, USA
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