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Honolulu Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Honolulu Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Honolulu Community College Ranked?

Quality Badge

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Honolulu Community College was awarded 116 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is construction.

Overall Quality

Honolulu CC landed the #321 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Honolulu CC is also ranked #1 out of 14 schools in Hawaii.

See all of the rankings for Honolulu Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Honolulu CC?

Acceptance Rate

Since Honolulu Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

Learn more about Honolulu Community College admissions.

Honolulu Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, Honolulu Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Honolulu Community College is 68%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  68 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Honolulu Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Honolulu Community College this rate is 54%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  54 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Honolulu Community College.

Honolulu Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,510 undergraduates at Honolulu CC with 1,105 being full-time and 2,405 being part-time.

How Much Does Honolulu Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Honolulu CC is $8,238. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Honolulu CC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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

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How Much Money Do Honolulu CC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Honolulu CC make around $35,700 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 10% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Honolulu Community College make the most money.

Location of Honolulu Community College

Honolulu Community College is a public institution located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The location of Honolulu CC is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for Honolulu CC are given below.

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

Honolulu Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Honolulu Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Honolulu CC

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 949 students took at least one online class at Honolulu Community College. This is an increase from the 878 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 949 525
2017-2018 878 460
2016-2017 862 422
2015-2016 947 529
2013-2014 953 503

Learn more about online learning at Honolulu Community College.

Notes and References


*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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