Buildings and students on Leeward Community College
Students on the Leeward Community College campus in Pearl City.

Overlooking historic Pearl Harbor, Leeward Community College offers comprehensive opportunities from career training to four-year transfer pathways. Outstanding programs include Hawaiian studies, teacher education, .

Areas of Excellence

Education

Leeward Community College specializes in liberal arts education, with strong career and technical programs that provide opportunities for employment or transfer.

Location

Leeward Community College is located on the Pearl City peninsula between the Pearl City and Waipahu communities. The upper campus provides a magnificent view of Pearl Harbor.

Programs


Fast Facts about Leeward Community College

Enrollment

  • Undergraduate: 6,709

Student to Faculty Ratio*

  • 21:1
    * fall 2017

Age and Gender*

  • Average age: 24.4 years old
  • Men: 45.1%
  • Women: 54.9%
    * full-time students

Enrollment Status

  • Full-time: 38.5%
  • Part-time: 61.5%

Pell Grant Recipients*

  • 41%
    * of eligible, full-time students

Student Diversity (full-time students)

  • Caucasian 10%
  • Chinese 1%
  • Filipino 21%
  • Hawaiian/ Part Hawaiian 30%
  • Japanese 3%
  • Mixed 16%
  • Pacific Islander 3%
  • All Other 16%

Residency

  • Hawai‘i 96.9%
  • U.S. Mainland 1.3%
  • U.S. Affiliated 0.1%
  • Foreign 1.5%
  • Unknown 0.2%

Figures from the Institutional Research & Analysis Office, Fall 2018.

Contact Information and Location

Leeward Community College seal and nameplate

Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City,

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Last modified: August 26, 2019