The lush serenity at the base of O‘ahu’s Ko‘olau mountains in Kane‘ohe provides a backdrop for supportive education in creative arts, environmental sciences and Hawaiian studies and exploratory programs in marine and aerospace fields.

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Areas of Excellence

Education Windward Community College provides a nurturing environment in which to pursue liberal arts, science and vocational studies. Many students transfer to 4-year institutions, with honors.

Setting State-of-the-art buildings like Paliku Theatre and the Hokulani Imaginarium are complemented by a breathtaking natural backdrop that makes Windward an inspirational place to learn.

Hands on The Fujio Matsuda Center offers a wide range of non-credit courses and workshops to individuals who wish to learn about computers in a friendly, "high tech, high touch" environment.

Creative Culture Unique among Windward's Outreach programs, the Hawai‘i Music Institute features local entertainers and industry professionals sharing their knowledge about music and the business of music.

Contact Information

Windward Community College
45-720 Kea‘ahala Rd.
Kane‘ohe, HI 96744

email wccweb@hawaiiedu

tel. (808) 235-7400

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Windward Community College: At a Glance
Fast Facts
IslandO‘ahu
LocationKane‘ohe
Established1972
Programs Offered
Total    11
Associate Degree5
Certificate of Achievement       2
Certificate of Completion       4
Enrollment
Undergraduate2,799
Mean Age in Years26.5
Gender (full-time students)
Men39.6%
Women60.4%
Student:Faculty Ratio23:1

Student diversity (full-time students)

Residency
Hawai‘i96.5%
U.S. Mainland1.9%
U.S. Affiliated       0.1%
Foreign0.3%
Unknown1.1%

Figures from the Institutional Research & Analysis Office, Fall 2013 and Office of Human Resources, Fall 2012 for Student:Faculty Ratio.