Leeward Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Pearl City, HI

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How much is the LCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, LCC's tuition & fees is $3,214 for Hawaii residents and $8,350 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 $23,802 for Hawaii residents and $28,938 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

LCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$3,214
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,350
Books & Supplies Costs$1,350
Off-campus Room & Board$16,046
Off-campus Expenses$3,192
2023-2024 Estimates
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$3,219
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,355

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, LCC' 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.
Leeward Community College$3,214$8,350
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 LCC 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.
Leeward Community CollegePearl City, HI$3,214$8,350
Windward Community CollegeKaneohe, HI$3,194$8,330

Financial Aid and COA

At Leeward Community College, 2,354 students (37%) 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 $4,520.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at LCC is $24,418 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 421 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 $4,934 and the average amount of student loans is $6,689.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$23,802$28,938
Tuition & Fees$3,214$8,350
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$20,588$20,588
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,282$24,418
Average Financial Aid$4,520$4,520
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,35437%$4,520
Pell Grants1,20219%$3,726
Federal Student Loan1542%$5,372
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid42181%-
Grants or Scholarships41981%$4,934
Federal Grants24948%$5,403
Pell Grants19137%$4,651
Other Federal Grants23946%$1,912
State/Local Grants11222%$2,987
Institutional Grants32663%$1,189
Student Loan Aid163%$6,689
Federal Student Loans153%$5,922
Other Student Loans2-$9,096
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level192191$6,380
110,001 or more43$513

Student Population

Leeward Community College has a total of 6,221 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 2,278 male students and 4,135 female students attending LCC. The school offers online degree programs and 4,504 students enrolled online exclusively (72.40% of all students).
Undergraduate6,413 2,2784,135

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address96-045 Ala Ike, Pearl City, HI
Degree & Programs
Program Offered34 Programs
Online Program Offered2 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population6,221
Graduation Rate28%
Transfer-out Rate10%
Retention Rate69% (Full-time), 52% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate20 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties142 (Full-time), 109 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs323 (Full-time), 112 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$81,600
Average Staff Salary$74,902