Honolulu Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,144
2022 Average Net Price
$7,673
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.48%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
3,069
26.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
23.4%
79 Graduates

About

Honolulu Community College is a higher education institution located in Honolulu County, HI. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Honolulu Community College were General Construction Trades (142 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (68 degrees), and Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (37 degrees).

In 2022, 799 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Honolulu Community College. 31.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 68.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (319 degrees), 1.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (259 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Honolulu Community College is $3,144, which is $−4,968 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Honolulu Community College is $3,144, which is $−4,968 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,673.

In 2022, 64% of undergraduate students attending Honolulu Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 2% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,144
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Honolulu Community College was $3,144. The cost of tuition at Honolulu Community College is $−4,968 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$7,673
2022 Value
0.519%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Honolulu Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,673. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Honolulu Community College grew by 0.519%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,104
Room and Board
$1,350
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Honolulu Community College was of $16,104 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.63% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,350. The cost of books and supplies increased by 0.746% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
2%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Honolulu Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 100% with respect to 2021, when 32% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.48%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Honolulu Community College was 4.48%, which represents 12 out of the 268 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Honolulu Community College had a total enrollment of 3,069 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Honolulu Community College is 820 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,249. This means that 26.7% of students enrolled at Honolulu Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Honolulu Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.3% Asian, 30.1% Two or More Races, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.15% White, 7.92% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.79% Black or African American, and 0.0326% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Honolulu Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (24.3%), followed by Two or More Races Male (20.4%) and Two or More Races Female (9.88%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

26.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Honolulu Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,069 students. The full-time enrollment at Honolulu Community College is 820 and the part-time enrollment is 2,249. This means that 26.7% of students enrolled at Honolulu Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Honolulu Community College was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Honolulu Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    1,113 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    925 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    379 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Honolulu Community College is 36.3% Asian, 30.1% Two or More Races, 12.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.15% White, 7.92% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.79% Black or African American, and 0.0326% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 71 students (2.31%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 291 fewer women than men received degrees from Honolulu Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Honolulu Community College is asian (319 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (259 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Honolulu Community College is General Construction Trades (142 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (68 degrees) and Fire Science & Fire-Fighting (37 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Honolulu Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (192 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (122 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (87 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Honolulu Community College are Police officers (130,497 people), Other managers (87,482 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (60,105 people), Construction managers (47,748 people), and Software developers (38,459 people).

The most specialized majors at Honolulu Community College in 2022 are Construction (192 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (122 degrees), Engineering Technologies (87 degrees), Precision Production (51 degrees), and Protective Services (107 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Honolulu Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Honolulu Community College are Construction (192 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (122 degrees), Engineering Technologies (87 degrees), Precision Production (51 degrees), and Protective Services (107 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Honolulu Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (308,564 people), Elementary & secondary schools (143,342 people), Construction (128,749 people), Computer Systems Design (66,307 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (54,932 people).

The most specialized majors at Honolulu Community College are Construction (192 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (122 degrees), Engineering Technologies (87 degrees), Precision Production (51 degrees), and Protective Services (107 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Honolulu Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 142 degrees awarded
  2. 68 degrees awarded
  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Honolulu Community College was General Construction Trades with 142 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

545
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
254
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 545 degrees were awarded to men at Honolulu Community College, which is 2.15 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (254).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 105 degrees were awarded to men at Honolulu Community College in General Construction Trades, which is 2.84 times more than the 37 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Honolulu Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.62 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% of students graduating from Honolulu Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Honolulu Community College is Female and Black or African American (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    319 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    259 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Honolulu Community College is asian (319 degrees awarded). There were 1.23 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (259 degrees).

1.25% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Asian Male
    220 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races Male
    171 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    99 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Honolulu Community College is asian male (220 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more asian male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races male (171 degrees).

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Operations

Honolulu Community College employs 26 Assistant professors, 20 Professors and 20 Associate professors. Most academics at Honolulu Community College are Male Assistant professor (16), Male Associate professor (14), and Male Professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Honolulu Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 44 employees, Service, with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$22.4M
2022 Salaries
8.17%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Honolulu Community College paid a median of $22.4M in salaries, a 8.17% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.73M
Instructional Salaries
80
Number of Employees

In 2022, Honolulu Community College paid a total of $6.73M to 80 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
26 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Honolulu Community College were Assistant professor with 26 employees, Professor with 20 employees, and Associate professor with 20 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Honolulu Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 44 employees, Service with 28 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Honolulu Community College was Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, Male Associate professor with 14 employees, and Male Professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Honolulu Community College.

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