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Colleges / Honolulu Community College

About HCC

Honolulu Community College is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Honolulu, HI.

Founded in 1920, the institution currently enrolls around 4,368 students a year, including 4,368 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

2021 Admissions Facts About HCC

Acceptance rate: 0%

Does not offer early decision.

Doesn't offer early action.

Get ready! The 2022 regular decision application deadline for HCC is August 15

All regular decision applicants should hear back August 15.

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What is Honolulu Community College's acceptance rate?

It is not competitive to get into Honolulu Community College. Around 0 percent of all applicants are admitted to HCC each year.

Is HCC a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at HCC, around 59 percent return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does HCC sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is HCC a good school for YOU?

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All applicants will receive an admissions decision by August 15.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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College Info

874 Dillingham Boulevard Honolulu, HI 96817-4598

Campus Setting: Urban

HCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to HCC is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to HCC is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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HCC Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at HCC is like? There are approximately 4,368 students enrolled at HCC. 37% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from HI and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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