Kapi’olani Community College


Kapi'olani Community College

Kapi’olani Community College


As part of the University of Hawaii system, Kapi’olani Community College is a public community college. In addition, it is part of the University of Hawaii education system and every year a large number of students transfer to the University of Hawaii at Manoa for bachelor’s and master’s degrees each year after completing their two-year matriculation at Kapi’olani Community College. The college advises and assists students who plan to transfer to the University of Hawaii to continue their degree studies.

Kapi’olani Community College lawyer aides, emergency ambulances, and medical sciences are prestigious and well-established national programs.

The Basics

Setting15 minutes from downtown Honolulu
School TypeUSA Community College
TuitionApprox. US$8,500
School Website http://kapiolani.hawaii.edu
Nearest CityHonolulu
Year Founded1946
Admission RequirementHKDSE/F.6
Academic CalendarSpring/Fall
Level OfferedAssociate degree/ Bachelor’s degree
EnrollmentApproximately 9,000 students
International StudentsApproximately 70 students
Student-Teacher Ratio36:1
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Transfer records

University of Hawaii at Hilo, University of Hawaii at Manoa, University of Hawaii – West Oahu, Chaminade University and Hawaii Pacific University.

Campus facilities

Lama Library, open computer room, test center


Associate of Arts (A.A.) – The 60-degree Associate’s Degree, which consists of liberal arts programs, prepares students for further university admission into their bachelor’s degree.

Associate of Science (A.S.) – This certificate is not only for international students. Only international students who are able to study in a degree-eligible course are able to obtain a certificate.

School life profile

Comedy, Ecology Society, International Society, New Media Arts Society, Warner Walt Disney Society, Student News, etc.