Hawaii Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Hawaii?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Hawaii was $3,084 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of ($1,313) from the 2015-2016 average of $4,397 and represents a -29.86% annual decline. The list of Hawaii community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 6 community colleges and universities in Hawaii, the most popular being Leeward Community College with 2,586 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $3,084. Hawaii Community College is the most expensive community school in Hawaii with an in-state tuition of $3,084.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Hawaii colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Hawaii or cheap Hawaii colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Hawaii Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Hawaii Community College
Hilo, 1,044 Students
$3,084 - -
Honolulu Community College
Honolulu, 1,125 Students
$3,084 - -
Kapiolani Community College
Honolulu, 2,492 Students
$3,084 - -
Kauai Community College
Lihue, 328 Students
$3,084 - -
Leeward Community College
Pearl City, 2,586 Students
$3,084 - -
Windward Community College
Kaneohe, 677 Students
$3,084 - -