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Leeward Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,187 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,544 tuition
$11,612 off campus room & board
$976 books and supplies
$55 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$19,939 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,296 tuition
$11,612 off campus room & board
$976 books and supplies
$55 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$887 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
57% of students receive aid
41% get federal aid ($3,954 avg)
1% get state aid ($1,613 avg)
30% get institn'l aid ($887 avg)
7% get loans ($3,413 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.44% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.69% 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 $3,811 50%
Federal Grant Aid $3,954 41%
Pell Grants $3,933 41%
Other Federal Grants $615 1%
Institution Grant Aid $887 30%
State Grant Aid $1,613 1%
Student Loans $3,413 7%
Federal Loans $3,448 7%
Other Loans $1,000 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 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Leeward Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City, HI 96782-3366
(808) 455-0011
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $106
Out of State $304


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • anon student from hi
  • Jun-07-2016 I am a current student here

    the view is amazing since the campus overlooks pearl harbor and the different warships. people are nice and there is no bullying or hazing. all of the classes (that i have taken) are manageable. most services like job placement, tutoring, counseling, psychiatric counseling and library resources are free. there is a health center with a certified doctor that is affordable.

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  • 4
  • Kevin from Mililani, HI
  • Oct-08-2014 I am a current student here

    For the most part, Leeward is a cheap school to attend. The only downside is how overpriced the books are at the bookstore.

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  • 5
  • Kimberly from Kapolei, HI
  • Jun-18-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The tuition is much cheaper than going to a university. Get your first 2 years of schooling down at LCC then transfer to the University to finish your BA. It will save you thousands of dollars. If you fail the math portion of the Compass testing they have an online training program called edReady which will help you to get skilled up and then at the completion of the program you get a waiver to retake the test at no cost. If you are able to pass the Compass test without having to take the remedial math classes you can save $400-$800.

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  • 4
  • Jessica from Honolulu, HI
  • Nov-04-2013 I am a current student here

    The tuition at LCC is very decent, but when you have a full time student like me who has to work three jobs just to raise enough money for each semester, can tire that person out. I could really use some help because working three jobs is so not cool. I've had to drop out one year just so i could raise money, then started to falter on my studies again because i've been working to much, and so this time around, I really just want to focus on school but still be able to work to make income for myself to provide for school. But I don't want to be working three jobs and be a full time student. I'm still young, and It's sad to know that my life only consists of school and work.

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  • 5
  • Kristyn from HI
  • Sep-08-2013 I am a current student here

    For the education that's offered, definitely. Many great professors that go above and beyond, and much opportunity to get involved in community or school efforts.

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