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Honolulu Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,812 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,024 tuition
$13,806 off campus room & board
$952 books and supplies
$30 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$22,948 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,160 tuition
$13,806 off campus room & board
$952 books and supplies
$30 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,357 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
50% of students receive aid
40% get federal aid ($4,265 avg)
1% get state aid ($1,400 avg)
16% get institn'l aid ($1,357 avg)
14% get loans ($4,134 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.87% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.79% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,407 44%
Federal Grant Aid $4,265 40%
Pell Grants $4,226 40%
Other Federal Grants $1,375 1%
Institution Grant Aid $1,357 16%
State Grant Aid $1,400 1%
Student Loans $4,134 14%
Federal Loans $4,134 14%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Honolulu Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
874 Dillingham Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96817-4505
(808) 845-9211
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $126
Out of State $340


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Devan from Honolulu, HI
  • Dec-26-2012 I am a current student here

    Overall this school gets the job done at a decent price. Is this school worth the $? In my opinion it is because it is much cheaper than attending one of the universities (UH Manoa, UH West Oahu, etc).

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  • 5
  • Christine Joy from Waipahu, HI
  • Dec-19-2012 I am a current student here

    Very affordable! As long as you have a part-time job, working parents, or financial aid, this college is bang for the buck. Students have the choice to eat on or off campus, purchase books in the bookstore or anywhere else, and classes are easy to sign-up for.

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  • 3
  • Joseph from Waipahu, HI
  • Jun-07-2012 I am a current student here

    Buy books back from students and not the book store. Put up fliers showing you are interested in buy book A & B.

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