Leeward Community College

Leeward Community College

Leeward Community College is a public, co-educational community college in Pearl City, Hawaii. It was established in 1968. The campus is spread across an area of over 40 acres. The college offers more than 35 degrees and certificate programs ranging from career training to liberal arts.

Leeward Community College is home to several student clubs and organizations, including the Future Teachers Club and Rotaract Club. The Ka Manao is the student run newspaper of the college. LCC's student body includes a large number of international students.

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Contacting Leeward Community College

Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City , HI 96782-3393
General Phone: (808) 455-0011

Leeward Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts344liberal arts and sciences
Mechanics and Repair39automobile mechanics
Media25radio and TV tech, desktop publishing and imaging
Business and Management20business management, accounting
Education and Teaching18teacher education
Office and Administration16administrative assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts10culinary arts
Computer Science and Engineering3computer and info science

Number of programs and degrees for Leeward Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years335
Associate's degree44210

Leeward Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Leeward Community College had a total enrollment of 5,887 students (3,590 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 13%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 78%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 30%
20-21 21%
22-24 14%
25-29 11%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Leeward Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 47 %

Leeward Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Pearl City, Hawaii for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Hawaii Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Leeward Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,729
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,361
Books and supplies $ 862

Financial Aid:
Leeward Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 454900)

Leeward Community College Faculty

Leeward Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$98,0685$96,140
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year6$82,69310$87,485

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year21$82,51224$81,287
Associate professoracademic year11$71,3788$65,832
Assistant professoracademic year20$64,87714$61,877
Instructoracademic year16$55,91719$52,772
All faculty totalacademic year68$69,26765$66,869

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Leeward Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Leeward Community College Highlights

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What Sets Leeward Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 7%Leeward Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Minority % of student body
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Top 13%Leeward Community College Minority % of student body
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Leeward Community College Number of students
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Leeward Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in media
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Leeward Community College % of degrees in media
% of degrees in office and administration
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 20%Leeward Community College % of degrees in office and administration

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)

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