Hawaii Community College

1175 Manono St, Hilo, HI 96720-4091

About Hawaii Community College

Hawaii Community College is classified as a public, two-year college under the governance of a larger, four-year university or university system. This mid-sized two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,275
Student Age% Under 2562%
 % 25 and Over38%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time49%
 % Part-time51%
Race/Ethnicity% White21.4%
 % Black0.9%
 % Asian71.2%
 % Latino2.5%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Race Unknown1.6%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyCAD, Drafting
Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,246
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,878
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid56%
 % Undergraduates with Loans10%
 % Undergraduates with Grants49%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$897
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,594
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,729
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,511

Neighborhood Data for the Hilo Area

Median Age40.3
Median Household Income$53,058
Total Population46,594
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.5% 51.5%
 Age 0-943.6%56.4%
 Age 10-1758.6%41.4%
 Age 18-2448.3%51.7%
 Age 25-2951.7%48.3%
 Age 30-3946.6%53.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White19.2%
 % Black0.5%
 % Asian34.6%
 % Latino10.7%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander13.7%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,594
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$755
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50032.3%39.5%14.5%
 $500 to $74944.3%23.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99916.1%23.4%45.4%
 Over $10007.4%14.0%18.1%
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