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Honolulu Community College is a public institution situated in Honolulu, Hawaii. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

1,105 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
#89 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#402 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate 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’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Carpentry Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Quality Control Technology Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Cosmetology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Most Popular Drafting & Design Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

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
17% Take Out Loans
19.0% 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 $1,058 $1,058

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 Honolulu CC, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $4,954 a year. That adds up to $19,816 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Honolulu CC is 19.0%. 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.

Honolulu Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,105 Full-Time Undergraduates
34% Women
89% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,510 undergraduate students at Honolulu CC, with 1,105 being full-time and 2,405 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,105 full-time undergraduates at Honolulu CC, 66% are male and 34% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 428
Black or African American 33
Hispanic or Latino 139
White 82
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 411

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

460 Took All Classes Online
878 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 878 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 -1.5%. This is the #1,839 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially 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 Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Construction Trades 202 0 202
Carpentry/Carpenter 17 50 67
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 18 21 39
Welding Technology/Welder 13 23 36
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 23 6 29
Electrician 13 12 25
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 10 15 25
Occupational Safety & Health Technology/Technician 7 15 22
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 7 10 17
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 1 16 17
High Performance & Custom Engine Technician/Mechanic 11 1 12
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking 0 12 12
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 7 7
Marine Maintenance/Fitter & Ship Repair Technology/Technician 2 0 2
TOTAL 324 188 512


*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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