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, IT security, culinary arts, engineering and the sciences. Free tutoring and job placement assistance are focused on helping students reach their educational goals.
Areas of Excellence
Leeward Community College specializes in liberal arts education, with strong career and technical programs that provide opportunities for employment or transfer.
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.
STEM and Hawaiian studies programs emphasize hands-on experience and are considered among the best in the state.
Leeward’s fine and performing arts serve as a catalyst for community involvement and a showcase for outstanding talents.
Fast Facts about Leeward Community College
- Undergraduate: 6,221
Student to Faculty Ratio*
* fall 2021
Age and Gender*
- Average age: 24.0 years old
- Men: 45.4%
- Women: 51.7%
* full-time students
- Full-time: 27.1%
- Part-time: 72.9%
Pell Grant Recipients*
* of eligible, full-time students awarded 2021
Student Diversity (full-time students)
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Contact Information and Location
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City, HI 96782