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Leeward Community College is a public institution located in Pearl City, Hawaii. The suburban atmosphere of Pearl City makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

Where Is Leeward Community College?


Contact details for Leeward CC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 96-045 Ala Ike, Pearl City, HI 96782-3366
Phone: 808-455-0011

How Do I Get Into Leeward CC?

You can apply to Leeward CC online at:

Leeward Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Leeward Community College?

5% Take Out Loans
4.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Leeward CC, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $4,497 a year. That adds up to $17,988 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Leeward CC is 4.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Leeward Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,833 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,413 undergraduate students at Leeward CC, with 1,833 being full-time and 4,580 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 1,833 full-time undergraduates at Leeward CC, 41% are male and 59% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Leeward Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 637
Black or African American 44
Hispanic or Latino 299
White 124
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 698

Over 31 countries are represented at Leeward CC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Leeward Community College

4,930 Took All Classes Online
6,059 Took At Least One Class Online
48.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 6,059 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Leeward CC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 2nd most popular in Hawaii for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Leeward CC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Leeward Community College was 48.9%. This is the #431 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Leeward CC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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