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Windward Community College Overview

Windward Community College is a public institution located in Kaneohe, Hawaii. The suburban atmosphere of Kaneohe makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

What Is Windward Community College Known For?

745 Full-Time Undergraduates
$10,637 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The highest degree offered at Windward CC is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 56% of the faculty were full-time.

Windward Community College Rankings

Windward CC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Windward CC has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Windward CC

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Diversity 990
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,779

Where Is Windward Community College?

Location of Windward Community College

Contact details for Windward CC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 45-720 Keaahala Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744-3528
Phone: 808-235-7400

How Do I Get Into Windward CC?

You can apply to Windward CC online at:

Windward Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Windward Community College?

15% Take Out Loans
17.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Windward CC is $10,637. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Windward CC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,719 $10,173 $12,016 $15,533 $15,316

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 Windward CC, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $4,341 a year. That adds up to $17,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Windward CC is 17.7%. 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.

Windward Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

745 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,511 undergraduate students at Windward CC, with 745 being full-time and 1,766 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Windward CC

Gender Diversity

Of the 745 full-time undergraduates at Windward CC, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Windward CC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Windward Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Windward CC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 81
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 135
White 92
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 427

Over 3 countries are represented at Windward CC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Nepal, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Windward Community College

744 Took All Classes Online
1,203 Took At Least One Class Online
8.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,203 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Windward CC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 8th 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 Windward CC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Windward Community College was 8.0%. This is the #1,450 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Windward 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%.

Windward Community College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 24 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 25 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 215 0 0 0
Natural Sciences 19 0 0 0
Total 566 0 0 0


*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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