Kapiolani Community College
Kapiolani Community College (KCC) is located in Honolulu, Hawaii. This is a two-year community college that has been serving the community for a very long time. The school was established all the way back in 1946 and it used to be known as Kapiolani Technical School. The school still offers many technical programs but it is also fully focused on providing students with occupational and professional programs. This is a great academic school that can give students access to the best educational experience on the island. It is considered to be the largest comprehensive community college in Hawaii. KCC serves over 31,000 students and it continues to be seen as a renowned academic institution that is very forward-thinking.
KCC nursing students can expect a fantastic program that will allow them to learn and grow in a helpful environment. Students will be able to pursue practical nursing programs in order to become LPNs. There is also an associate’s degree course that will appeal to those who wish to become RNs and an RN bridge program for those who hold an LPN license. This college holds all of its programs to a very high standard and the nursing programs are among the most respected. This is a thorough program that will cover all necessary knowledge as well as many recent advancements to keep students up to date on the latest nursing trends.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students7,095|
|Student to Faculty Ratio17:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
07/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1993 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$126/credit|
|In State Students||$126/credit|
|Out of State Students||$340/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 48% of Kapiolani Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||4%||$778|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||25%||$1,908|
|Federal Student Loans||10%||$3,901|
$6,809Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,010|
|$30,001 to $48,000$5,624|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,644|
|$75,001 to $110,000$9,577|
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Dan & Pauline Lutkenhouse & Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden Scholarship
- Filipino Nurses’ Organization of Hawaii Scholarship
- Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Nursing Scholarship Fund
- Isemoto Contracting Co. Ltd. Scholarship Fund
- Laura Jean Armstrong Scholarship
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Hawaii state board of nursing.