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Study at Hawaii Community College

Hawaii Community College, also known as HawCC, is a public, coeducational college located on the Big Island of Hawaii

. It was established in the year 1941. HawCC is one of ten branches under the University of Hawaii

system. Hawaii Community College offers more than 30 degree, certificate, and non-credit programs in various fields of study including liberal arts, nursing, hospitality, and business. More than 15 career and technical programs are also offered. Several courses are also available through online services. The institution's Enrolment consists of a substantial number of international students. Hawaii Community College has an active student life. The campus is home to several student associations including the Association for Student Activities of Hawai‘i Community College (AFSA-HawCC). The college also competes in a number of sports, and their official mascot is the Dolphin.

Profile of Hawaii Community CollegeStudents attend Hawaii Community College in Hilo, HI, a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Hawaii Community College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in conservation and resource management, cooking and culinary arts, and mechanics and repair.

Hawaii Community College Selectivity

Applicants to Hawaii Community College appreciate its open admissions policy. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

Hawaii Community College has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 2, 603 students at Hawaii Community College . The school has a large minority student population.

Hawaii Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts88liberal arts and sciences, Native American studies
Mechanics and Repair59automobile mechanics, electrical installation and repair, autobody repair, diesel mechanics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine33registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Cooking and Culinary Arts26culinary arts
Construction Trades17carpentry
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and police
Education and Teaching15early childhood Education
Conservation and Resource Management14forestry courses
Engineering Technician14architectural drafting, electronics tech
office and Administration9administrative assistant
Business and Management7marketing, accounting
Computer Science and Engineering6information technology
Production Trades5welding
Agricultural Science and Management2agricultural production
Hospitality1hotel management
Contact: Hawaii Community College Hawaii Community College

200 W Kawili St

Hilo, HI 96720-4091

General Phone: (808) 974-7611

http://www.hawaii. hawaii.edu

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