Kauai Community College Overview
Located in Lihue, Hawaii, Kauai Community College is a public institution. Lihue is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Kauai Community College Known For?
- Students at Kauai CC may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Kauai CC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 70% of the faculty were full-time.
Kauai Community College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Kauai CC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#589||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 Kauai CC.
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|#60||Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Where Is Kauai Community College?
Contact details for Kauai CC are given below.
|Address:||3-1901 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue, HI 96766-9500|
How Do I Get Into Kauai CC?
You can apply to Kauai CC online at: https://www.sis.hawaii.edu/uhdad/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Can I Afford Kauai 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 Kauai CC, approximately 6% of students took out student loans averaging $4,549 a year. That adds up to $18,196 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Kauai CC is 18.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Kauai Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 346 full-time undergraduates at Kauai CC, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Kauai Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||53|
Over 3 countries are represented at Kauai CC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Australia, and Canada.
Online Learning at Kauai Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Kauai CC has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Kauai CC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Kauai Community College was -4.8%. This is the #2,459 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Kauai 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%.
Kauai Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Liberal Arts General Studies||53||0||53|
|Vehicle Maintenance & Repair||1||39||40|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||0||24||24|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||6||8||14|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||0||12||12|
|Electronics Engineering Technology||5||5||10|
|Electrical & Power Transmission Installers||4||5||9|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||3||1||4|
|Business Administration & Management||1||1||2|
*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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