General Information About Kapiolani Community College
is a gathering place where Hawai‘i’s cultural diversity is celebrated, championed and reflected in the students, faculty, staff, administration and curriculum. is a nurturing workplace of choice for strong and caring faculty, staff, and administrators committed to a shared vision and set of values. strives to be the first choice for education and training for Hawai‘i’s people. provides open access, and promotes students’ progress, learning and success with low tuition and high quality instructional programs, student development and support services, and selective areas of excellence and emphasis. prepares students to meet rigorous baccalaureate requirements and personal enrichment goals by offering a high quality liberal arts program. prepares students to meet rigorous employment and career standards by offering 21st century career programs. prepares students for lives of ethical, responsible community involvement by offering opportunities for increased civic engagement. leads locally, nationally and internationally in the development of integrated international education through global collaborations. uses human, physical, technological and financial resources effectively and efficiently to achieve ambitious educational goals. builds partnerships within the University and with other educational, governmental, business, and non-profit organizations to support improved learning from preschool through college and lifelong. uses cycles of qualitative and quantitative assessment to document degrees of progress in achieving college goals and objectives.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 71%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 12,145 Native American 50.0 Asian 8,892.0 African American 113.0 Hispanic 231.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,236 Enrolled FullTime Graduates