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Colleges / Honolulu Community College

About HCC

Honolulu Community College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Honolulu, Hawaii. HCC was founded in 1920 and enrolls 4,368 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at HCC! Love music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? HCC students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at HCC, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? HCC has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at HCC on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at HCC on the Student Life page.

Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to HCC for Fall 2022 is August 15.Regular decision applicants for Fall 2022 should receive admissions decisions by August 15.

2021 HCC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $3,144
Out-of-State $8,280
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $0

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 competitive a college 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.

Let's take a look at each of these factors to get a better idea of what HCC offers and if it could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at HCC

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 59% of students who start at HCC return the next year. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for HCC Grads

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at HCC

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at HCC. Based on this information, how does HCC sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is HCC a good school for you?

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Where is HCC?

HCC is located in the urban setting of Honolulu, Hawaii.

If you want to see HCC for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 1 to Honolulu, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Honolulu International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what HCC and Honolulu are like without leaving home.

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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

Tuition & Fees

$3,174

In State

$8,310

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,144
$8,280
Fees
$30
$30
Housing
Unknown
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Books
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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.

37%

Full Time

63%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,368

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,174

Out-of-State

$8,310

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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