Honolulu Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Honolulu, HI

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How much is the HCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, HCC's tuition & fees is $3,174 for Hawaii residents and $8,310 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $23,762 for Hawaii residents and $28,898 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

HCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$3,174
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,310
Books & Supplies Costs$1,350
Off-campus Room & Board$16,046
Off-campus Expenses$3,192
2023-2024 Estimates
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$3,174
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,310

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, HCC' tuition is lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Hawaii, its tuition is lower than the average tuition of $13,412.
Honolulu Community College$3,174$8,310
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Hawaii 2-4 Years Colleges$17,839
Public Schools$5,021$13,412
Private Schools$20,298

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between HCC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Honolulu Community CollegeHonolulu, HI$3,174$8,310
Kauai Community CollegeLihue, HI$3,252$8,388

Financial Aid and COA

At Honolulu Community College, 2,065 students (64%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $2,565.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at HCC is $26,333 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 240 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $4,066 and the average amount of student loans is $5,107.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$23,762$28,898
Tuition & Fees$3,174$8,310
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$20,588$20,588
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,197$26,333
Average Financial Aid$2,565$2,565
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,06564%$2,565
Pell Grants54417%$3,626
Federal Student Loan642%$5,752
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid24099%-
Grants or Scholarships24099%$4,066
Federal Grants24099%$2,734
Pell Grants10945%$4,228
Other Federal Grants23798%$824
State/Local Grants5121%$2,509
Institutional Grants10845%$1,776
Student Loan Aid73%$5,107
Federal Student Loans73%$5,107
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level110108$5,797
110,001 or more10-

Student Population

Honolulu Community College has a total of 3,069 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,741 male students and 1,469 female students attending HCC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,568 students enrolled online exclusively (51.09% of all students).
Undergraduate3,210 1,7411,469

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address874 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu, HI
Degree & Programs
Program Offered47 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population3,069
Graduation Rate23%
Transfer-out Rate15%
Retention Rate57% (Full-time), 51% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties92 (Full-time), 75 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs275 (Full-time), 78 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$80,454
Average Staff Salary$67,259