Windward Community College

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

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How much is the WCC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, WCC's tuition & fees is $3,194 for Hawaii residents and $8,330 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 $23,782 for Hawaii residents and $28,918 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

WCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$3,194
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,330
Books & Supplies Costs$1,350
Off-campus Room & Board$16,046
Off-campus Expenses$3,192
2023-2024 Estimates
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$3,194
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$8,330

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

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

Financial Aid and COA

At Windward Community College, 893 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 $3,511.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at WCC is $25,407 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 126 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 $5,689 and the average amount of student loans is $4,713.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$23,782$28,918
Tuition & Fees$3,194$8,330
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$20,588$20,588
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$20,271$25,407
Average Financial Aid$3,511$3,511
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship89337%$3,511
Pell Grants31113%$3,840
Federal Student Loan331%$6,603
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid12692%-
Grants or Scholarships12591%$5,689
Federal Grants11181%$3,836
Pell Grants5842%$4,961
Other Federal Grants9670%$1,439
State/Local Grants2720%$2,758
Institutional Grants8159%$2,602
Student Loan Aid43%$4,713
Federal Student Loans43%$4,713
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level6161$7,902
0-30,0003030$8,768
30,001-48,0001818$8,230
48,001-75,0001111$6,173
75,001-110,00022$1,481
110,001 or more00-

Student Population

Windward Community College has a total of 2,384 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 779 male students and 1,607 female students attending WCC. The school offers online degree programs and 1,338 students enrolled online exclusively (56.12% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate2,386 7791,607

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address45-720 Keaahala Rd, Kaneohe, HI
Phone808-235-7400
WEBhttps://www.windward.hawaii.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered6 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population2,384
Graduation Rate25%
Transfer-out Rate12%
Retention Rate64% (Full-time), 36% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate17 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties55 (Full-time), 52 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs158 (Full-time), 55 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$78,728
Average Staff Salary$66,964