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Honolulu 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.

988 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,144 Avg In-State Tuition

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Honolulu Community College Rankings

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.

Honolulu CC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#129 Best Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Honolulu CC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Construction Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Construction Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Carpentry Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Construction Trades Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular Cosmetology Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Drafting & Design Engineering Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#91 Best Value Cosmetology Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#138 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Honolulu CC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Construction Schools College Factual
#1 Best General Construction Trades Schools College Factual
#2 Best Construction Trades Schools College Factual
#27 Best Personal & Culinary Services Schools College Factual
#27 Best Precision Production Schools College Factual
#35 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Schools College Factual

Where Is Honolulu Community College?


Contact details for Honolulu CC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 874 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96817-4505
Phone: 808-845-9211

Can I Afford Honolulu CC?

$3,144 In-State Tuition
5% Take Out Loans
13.7% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Honolulu CC students paid $131 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $345 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $3,144 $8,280
Fees $30 $30
Books and Supplies $1,340 $1,340

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Honolulu CC, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $3,960 a year. That adds up to $15,840 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Honolulu CC is 13.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Honolulu Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

988 Full-Time Undergraduates
35% Women
91% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,378 undergraduate students at Honolulu CC, with 988 being full-time and 2,390 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 988 full-time undergraduates at Honolulu CC, 65% are male and 35% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 391
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 131
White 67
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 368

Over 10 countries are represented at Honolulu CC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, South Korea, and China.

Online Learning at Honolulu Community College

2,671 Took All Classes Online
3,101 Took At Least One Class Online
102.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 3,101 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of Honolulu CC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Honolulu Community College was 102.9%. This is the #340 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Honolulu 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%.

Honolulu Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Construction Trades 23 342 0 365
Carpentry/Carpenter 25 12 12 49
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 0 20 14 34
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 13 17 30
Welding Technology/Welder 20 10 0 30
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 6 12 0 18
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 11 5 16
High Performance & Custom Engine Technician/Mechanic 4 12 0 16
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 0 13 1 14
Occupational Safety & Health Technology 3 7 0 10
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking 6 0 0 6
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 4 0 0 4
Electrician 0 0 1 1
Marine Maintenance/Fitter & Ship Repair Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 91 452 50 593


*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.

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