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About Kauai CC

Kauai Community College is a public, state school in an small town setting in Lihue, Hawaii. Kauai CC was founded in 1965 and enrolls 1,486 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are 11 Kauai CC undergrads for each full-time professor.

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

2022 Kauai CC Regular Decision Application Deadline

Kauai CC's regular decision application deadline is August 1. All regular decision applicants will receive an admissions decision by August 1.

Early Admission at Kauai CC

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

Kauai CC Acceptance Rate 2019

It is not competitive to get into Kauai CC. The acceptance rate at Kauai CC is 0%. ### Kauai CC Waitlist

Kauai CC reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Kauai Community College?

Kauai 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 Kauai CC, applicants must submit the following items.

Kauai CC Application Requirements

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Kauai CC Average GPA and Test Scores

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

Kauai CC Waitlist

Kauai CC reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Does Kauai CC Require the ACT or SAT?

Kauai 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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Dorms at Kauai CCKauai CC does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commote from at home or find their own housing.

Kauai CC students are active in the school's Food Service Club, Hui O Hana Po'okela (Hoper Club) and Nursing Club.

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

Financial Aid at Kauai CC

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

Some financial aid is awarded ona 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 Kauai CC a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. 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 at Kauai CC

About 68% of students who start at Kauai CC come back for their second year of college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Kauai CC sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Kauai CC a good school for you?

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Where is Kauai CC?

Kauai CC is located in the small town setting of Lihue, Hawaii.

If you want to see Kauai CC for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Kaumualii Highway to Lihue, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lihue.

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

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College Info

3-1901 Kaumualii Highway Lihue, HI 96766

Campus Setting: Small Town

Kauai CC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kauai CC is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kauai CC is Aug 1.

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


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