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Colleges / Honolulu Community College

HCC Admissions

If you are considering submitting an applicationto HCC, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 15 and the application fee is $25. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 15.

Applying Early to HCC?

Honolulu Community College does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is HCC Hard To Get Into?

Getting into HCC is not competitive. HCC has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, HCC **accepted 0% of students.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like HCC, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores.

What Does HCC Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at HCC

HCC Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to HCC must submit the following items. Double check with HCC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into HCC?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. HCC doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

HCC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Honolulu Community College

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15. Applicants should hear back by August 15.

Transfer students can enroll in HCC during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

HCC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to HCC?

Students who are admitted to HCC must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does HCC accept transfer credits?

HCC transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does HCC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to HCC?

HCC. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

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Admission Difficulty

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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 GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,368

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,174

Out-of-State

$8,310

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Application Deadline

Aug 15
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