Windward Community College: Review & Facts

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Windward Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,610 students enrolled. This school was established in 1972 and is the only school located in Kaneohe, Hawaii.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
5
Few
At Windward Community College you can get your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Windward Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 5 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Veterinary, Biology, and Laboratory Assistance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
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 usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Windward Community College is relatively low at 61% (below Hawaii average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Windward Community College is very low: 20%. Roughly 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Windward Community College is reasonable: 22:1. Learn more details about 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, $7,900 annually. The additional fees at Windward Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $100; which comes to $8,000 per year.

Read the details about Windward 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
The college will consider accepting your 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 Windward Community College is $25.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Windward Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (808) 235-7400 or check Windward Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Windward Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Windward 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 Windward Community College.

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

Windward Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Windward Community College, 45-720 Keaahala Rd, Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744-3528, USA
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