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Windward Community College

Windward Community College is an Associate's college with 2799 students located in Kaneohe, HI.

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Selectivity
Offers Associate Degrees, Open Admissions

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Student Life

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 2,799
Gender 37% Male / 63% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 35% Full Time / 65% Part Time
Geography 91% In State / 9% Out of State / 0% International
Socio-Economic Diversity 59% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 18%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11%
Multi-racial 38%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 12%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 18%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

Student Publications: Ka Ohana

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Choral Groups
  • Drama/Theater

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: learning center reduced course load remedial instruction tutoring study skills assistance
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries, student center wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling economically disadvantaged students services employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling minority students services personal counseling placement services for graduates adult (re-entering) student services/programs veteran's counselor
  • Facilities: planetarium, greenhouse, observatory, nasa lab, biomedicinal garden, theater
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities wheelchair accessibility services and/or facilities for hearing impaired services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders services and/or facilities for visually impaired
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): cooperative education double major independent study student-designed major dual enrollment of high school students internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (98%), Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant (1%)

Majors Offered

Associates

A program that is a structured combination of the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities, emphasizing breadth of study. Includes instruction in independently designed, individualized, or regular programs.

Job Opportunities:

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
All postsecondary teachers not listed separately.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of veterinarians, laboratory animal specialists, and zoological professionals, to provide patient management, care, and clinical procedures assistance as well as owner communication. Includes instruction in animal nursing care, animal health and nutrition, animal handling, clinical pathology, radiology, anesthesiology, dental prophylaxis, surgical assisting, clinical laboratory procedures, office administration skills, patient and owner management, and applicable standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.

Administration & Faculty

Chancellor Douglas Dykstra
Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
Full-time Faculty 44
Student : Faculty Ratio 25 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 59 : 40
Percentage of Faculty Members
Tenured Faculty 68
Tenure Track Faculty 27
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 4

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Selectivity

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $6,177 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $5,878
$30K-$48K $6,510
$48K-$75K $8,483
$75K-$110K $10,633
$110K+ $10,596

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $2,544, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $2,544 Same as On-Campus
Fees $40 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $11,612
Books $976 $976
Total (before financial aid) $3,560 $15,172

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $7,296 Same as On-Campus
Fees $40 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $11,612
Books $976 $976
Total (before financial aid) $8,312 $19,924

Students Receiving Aid

62% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 24% $4,918
Federal Scholarships/Grants 59% $4,254
Institutional Grants 15% $1,799
Other Federal Grants 1% $500
Pell Grants 59% $4,242
Student Loans 24% $4,918

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://windward.hawaii.edu/financial_aid/index_secondary.php.

Estimate the net price for you at http://npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/uhcc.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

11% of students graduated in six years.

61% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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