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Colleges / Leeward Community College

Leeward Community College

Pearl City, HI 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

About LCC

Leeward Community College Overview

Leeward Community College is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Pearl City, Hawaii. LCC was founded in 1968 and enrolls 7,942 undergrads and no graduate students.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is July 15.

Student Activities at LCC

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of LCC's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? LCC students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

LCC does not have any greek life opportunties.

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

2022 LCC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 91%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
In-State Tuition $3,144
Out-of-State $8,280

Is LCC a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what LCC offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

LCC Acceptance Rate 2022

It is not competitive to get into LCC. The university admitted 91% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 2,640 students applied to LCC and 2,394 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at LCC

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It guages how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 65% of students who start at LCC return 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 for LCC Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from LCC by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with LCC directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at LCC

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

For information on LCC's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available 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! 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.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at LCC.

Based on this information, does LCC seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is LCC a good school for you?

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Where is LCC?

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, be sure to 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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Student Life

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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