Kapiolani Community College

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

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How much is the KCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, KCC's tuition & fees is $3,284 for Hawaii residents and $8,420 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 $23,422 for Hawaii residents and $28,558 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

KCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$3,284
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,420
Books & Supplies Costs$1,350
Off-campus Room & Board$16,046
Off-campus Expenses$2,742
2023-2024 Estimates
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$3,284
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,420

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, KCC' 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.
In-StateOut-of-State
Kapiolani Community College$3,284$8,420
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

Financial Aid and COA

At Kapiolani Community College, 2,793 students (46%) 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 $3,448.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at KCC is $25,110 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 305 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 $4,419 and the average amount of student loans is $6,033.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$23,422$28,558
Tuition & Fees$3,284$8,420
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$20,138$20,138
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,974$25,110
Average Financial Aid$3,448$3,448
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,79346%$3,448
Pell Grants98116%$3,542
Federal Student Loan3766%$6,385
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid30574%-
Grants or Scholarships29672%$4,419
Federal Grants24860%$3,442
Pell Grants13833%$4,560
Other Federal Grants18545%$1,213
State/Local Grants7117%$2,488
Institutional Grants15437%$1,803
Student Loan Aid379%$6,033
Federal Student Loans379%$5,898
Other Student Loans2-$2,500
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level143134$5,878
0-30,0006464$6,940
30,001-48,0003636$6,965
48,001-75,0002727$4,678
75,001-110,00064$2,210
110,001 or more103$613

Student Population

Kapiolani Community College has a total of 5,828 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,126 male students and 3,974 female students attending KCC. The school offers online degree programs and 3,572 students enrolled online exclusively (61.29% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate6,100 2,1263,974

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4303 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI
Phone808-734-9000
WEBhttps://www.kapiolani.hawaii.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered31 Programs
Online Program Offered2 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population5,828
Graduation Rate24%
Transfer-out Rate15%
Retention Rate65% (Full-time), 46% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties165 (Full-time), 132 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs371 (Full-time), 139 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$83,016
Average Staff Salary$67,847