Leeward Community College: Narrative Description

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96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City, HI 96782-3393
Tel: (808)455-0011; Admissions: (808)455-0219; Fax: (808)455-0471; Web Site: http://www.lcc.hawaii.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of University of Hawaii System. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 49-acre suburban campus with easy access to Honolulu. Total enrollment: 6,201. Students come from 25 states and territories, 35% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at other units of the University of Hawaii System. ROTC: Army, Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Option: early admission. Required for some: high school transcript, recommendations. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 8/15. Notification: continuous until 8/19. Preference given to state residents.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. State resident tuition: $1080 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $5808 full-time. Mandatory fees: $25 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. 62,000 books, 49 microform titles, 358 serials, 1,009 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 162 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See University of Hawaii - Manoa.

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