Institutional Info


Windward Community College offers innovative programs in the arts and sciences and opportunities to gain knowledge and understanding of Hawai‘i and its unique heritage. With a special commitment to support the access and educational needs of Native Hawaiians, we provide O‘ahu’s Ko‘olau region and beyond with liberal arts, career and lifelong learning in a supportive and challenging environment — inspiring students to excellence.

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Quick Facts

Date Opened 1972
Campus Size
Acreage: approximately 64
Number of Buildings: 15
Accredited By
The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC)
Tuition (per credit) Non-Resident Resident
$328 $120
Degrees Awarded in Academic Year 2013
Total Full-Time Part Time
Instructional 98 54 44
Other Staff 105 4 101
Average GPA 2.45
Average Class Size 18.84
Average Class Fill Rate 81.27

Graduation and Persistence Rates
First-Time, Full-Time, Degree or Certificate-Seeking Undergraduates

Fall 2012 Cohort
GRADUATION RATE - 150% of normal time to completion 17%
      Men 12%
      Women 20%
IPEDS Race/Ethnicity
      Nonresident Alien #
      Hispanic/Latino 10%
      American Indian or Alaska Native #
      Asian 26%
      Black or African American #
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 14%
      White 22%
      Two or more races 18%
      Race and ethnicity unknown #
Federal Grant/Loan Recipient
      Recipient of a Federal Pell Grant 13%
      Recipient of a subsidized Stafford Loan who did not recieve a Pell Grant 8%
      Student who did not receive either a Pell Grant or a subsidized Stafford Loan 23%
PERSISTANCE RATE - Still enrolled after 150% of normal time to completion 14%

A pound sign (#) denotes any cohort/subcohort with fewer than ten students

This information is provided for the Student Right-to-Know Act, Public Law 101-542. It provides a partial description of the graduation and enrollment patterns of students. It should not be used to infer or predict individual behavior.