Kauai Community College
Kauai Community College is located in Lihue, Hawaii. This community college is a two-year institution that offers a large number of courses for students to choose from. This school is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. It was originally founded way back in 1965 and has been a popular option for those seeking higher education in the area ever since. There is an impressive number of degree programs available at this community college, making it a great fit for just about any student. Aside from associate’s degree programs, this school also offers many certificate programs for some job-focused courses. Students will be able to have a great experience when they attend this school.
The Kauai Community College Nursing Program is highly respected. This program produces fine nurses every year and is going to be able to give prospective students the best possible nursing education. Students can choose between the practical nursing program and the registered nursing program. Those pursuing the RN program will be able to earn an associate in science degree. The nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Students can expect to learn everything that they need to know to succeed as professionals and will also be ready to take the NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN examination for licensure. Graduates of the ADN program can join UH Mānoa BSN program upon graduation (some prerequisites required).
|Campus LocaleRemote Town|
|Number of Students1,346|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1985 - 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, 66% of Kauai 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||1%||$500|
|State Grant & Scholarships||9%||$2,810|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||45%||$2,199|
|Federal Student Loans||5%||$2,992|
$10,527Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,876|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,333|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,145|
|$75,001 to $110,000$12,528|
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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.