Hawaii Community College: Narrative Description

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200 West Kawili St.
Hilo, HI 96720-4091
Tel: (808)974-7611; Admissions: (808)974-7661; Fax: (808)974-7692; Web Site: http://www.hawcc.hawaii.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Hawaii System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1954. Setting: small town campus. Total enrollment: 2,409. 1,163 applied, 99% were admitted. Full-time: 1,025 students, 56% women, 44% men. Part-time: 1,384 students, 70% women, 30% men. Students come from 12 states and territories, 32 other countries, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 57% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 3% international, 40% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, early admission. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/1.

Costs Per Year: State resident tuition: $1080 full-time, $45 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5808 full-time, $242 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $50 full-time, $25 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. Option: coed housing available. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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