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Colleges / Leeward Community College

About LCC

Leeward Community College is a public, state school in an suburban setting in Pearl City, Hawaii. LCC was founded in 1968 and now enrolls around 7,942 students a year, including 7,942 undergrads.

LCC employs one full-time professor for every 23 undergrads enrolled.

2021 LCC Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $2,892
Out-of-State $8,220

LCC Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at LCC

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

Applying Early?

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LCC Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into LCC. In 2019, LCC accepted 0% of applicants. Out of 2,013 applications received in 2021, 2,013 students were offered admission.

LCC Waitlist 2021

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

How Do I Get Into Leeward Community College?

LCC 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 LCC, applicants must submit the following items.

LCC Application Requirements

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Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Test Scores for LCC

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

Is LCC Test Optional?

LCC is not test optional. 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 LCC

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

LCC students are active in the school's Soccer Club, Japan Circle and Future Teachers Club. College Bash, Leeward Discovery Fair, and and Career, College and Job Fair are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

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

Financial Aid at LCC

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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is LCC 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 and Graduation Rates at LCC

About 65% of students who start at LCC 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 Debt for LCC 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 LCC sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is LCC a good school for you?

Applying to LCC for Fall 2022?

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

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Where is Leeward Community College Located?

LCC is located in the suburban setting of Pearl City, Hawaii, less than an hour from Honolulu.

If you want to see LCC for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate H-1 to Pearl City, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Honolulu International.

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

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College Info

96-045 Ala Ike Pearl City, HI 96782-3393

Campus Setting: Suburban

LCC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 15

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to LCC is Jul 15.

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


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LCC Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at LCC is like? There are approximately 7,942 students enrolled at LCC. 42% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from HI and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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