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Colleges / Kapiolani Community College

About Kapiolani CC

Kapiolani Community College is a public, state school in an urban setting in Honolulu, Hawaii. Kapiolani CC was founded in 1957 and now enrolls around 6,899 students a year, including 6,899 undergrads.

For each full-time professor, there are about 17 undergraduates enrolled at Kapiolani CC.

2021 Kapiolani CC Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $3,144
Out-of-State $8,280

Kapiolani CC Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Kapiolani CC's regular decision application deadline is July 15. All regular decision applicants should hear back from Kapiolani CC by August 15.

Kapiolani CC Early Admission

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

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2019 Acceptance Rate for Kapiolani Community College

It is not competitive to get into Kapiolani CC. In 2019, Kapiolani CC accepted 0% of applicants.

Kapiolani CC Waitlist 2021

Kapiolani CC reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Kapiolani Community College?

Kapiolani CC is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Kapiolani CC, applicants must submit the following items.

Kapiolani CC Application Requirements

Kapiolani CC Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Kapiolani CC.

Does Kapiolani CC Require the ACT or SAT?

Kapiolani CC 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.

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Does Kapiolani CC Provide Student Housing?

Kapiolani CC does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Kapiolani CC.

Financial Aid at Kapiolani CC

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

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve 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.

Is Kapiolani CC 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 university is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kapiolani CC

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Kapiolani CC, around 63% 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% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Kapiolani CC Grads

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 Kapiolani CC sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Kapiolani CC a good school for you?

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Where is Kapiolani CC?

Kapiolani CC is located in the urban setting of Honolulu, Hawaii.

If you want to see Kapiolani CC 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 Kapiolani CC and Honolulu are like without leaving home.

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College Info

4303 Diamond Head Road Honolulu, HI 96816-4421

Campus Setting: Urban

Kapiolani CC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kapiolani CC is Jul 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kapiolani CC is Jul 1.

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


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