Kapiolani Community College Overview
Kapiolani Community College is a public institution located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Kapiolani Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Kapiolani CC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 57% of the faculty were full-time.
Kapiolani Community College Rankings
Kapiolani CC holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Hawaii ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Kapiolani CC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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|#490||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Kapiolani CC.
Where Is Kapiolani Community College?
Contact details for Kapiolani CC are given below.
|Address:||4303 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816-4421|
How Do I Get Into Kapiolani CC?
You can apply to Kapiolani CC online at: https://www.sis.hawaii.edu/uhdad/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Can I Afford Kapiolani Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Kapiolani CC, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $4,812 a year. That adds up to $19,248 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Kapiolani CC is 13.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Kapiolani Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,186 full-time undergraduates at Kapiolani CC, 42% are male and 58% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Kapiolani Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||25|
|Hispanic or Latino||231|
Online Learning at Kapiolani Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Kapiolani CC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Hawaii for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Kapiolani CC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Kapiolani Community College was 1.0%. This is the #1,964 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Kapiolani CC regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Kapiolani Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Liberal Arts General Studies||487||0||487|
|Computer Information Systems||16||32||48|
|Allied Health Professions||37||5||42|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||27||6||33|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||0||29||29|
|Legal Support Services||15||7||22|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||13||0||13|
|Dental Support Services||0||5||5|
|Human Sciences Business Services||0||4||4|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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