Leeward Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,024
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$4,663
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
14.1%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
6,805
41.1% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
20%
185 Graduates

About

Leeward Community College is a higher education institution located in Honolulu County, HI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Leeward Community College were .

In 2017, 1,019 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Leeward Community College. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were asian (397 degrees), 1.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (300 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Leeward Community College is $3,024, which is $-4,390 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Leeward Community College is $3,024, which is $-4,390 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,663.

In 2017, 31% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,024
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Leeward Community College was $3,024. The cost of tuition at Leeward Community College is $-4,390 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$4,663
2017 Value
22%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Leeward Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,663. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Leeward Community College grew by 22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,806
Room and Board
$952
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Leeward Community College was of $13,806 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $952. The cost of room and board increased by 4.29% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 4.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

31%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
6%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

31% of undergraduate students at Leeward Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 8.82% with respect to 2016, when 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
14.1%
2016 Default Rate
49
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Leeward Community College was 14.1%, which represents 49 out of the 348 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Leeward Community College has a total enrollment of 6,805 students. The full-time enrollment at Leeward Community College is 2,799 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,006. This means that 41.1% of students enrolled at Leeward Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Leeward Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.8% Asian, 31.4% Two or More Races, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.02% White, 4.66% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.38% Black or African American, and 0.103% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Leeward Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Two or More Races Female (18.9%), followed by Asian Male (16.4%) and Asian Female (15.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

41.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Leeward Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,805 students. The full-time enrollment at Leeward Community College is 2,799 and the part-time enrollment is 4,006. This means that 41.1% of students enrolled at Leeward Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Leeward Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Leeward Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    2,504
  2. Two or More Races
    2,139
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    989

The enrolled student population at Leeward Community College is 36.8% Asian, 31.4% Two or More Races, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.02% White, 4.66% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 2.38% Black or African American, and 0.103% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 11 students (0.162%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 185 more women than men received degrees from Leeward Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Leeward Community College are asian (397 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (300 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Leeward Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Leeward Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (553 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Leeward Community College are Software developers (414,962 people), Computer occupations, all other (127,493 people), Other managers (118,710 people), Computer programmers (110,784 people), and Computer & information systems managers (100,588 people).

The most specialized majors at Leeward Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (553 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (84 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Leeward Community College are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Sales managers, Physicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers

The most specialized majors at Leeward Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (553 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (84 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Leeward Community College are Computer Systems Design (475,638 people), Elementary & secondary schools (167,449 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (115,985 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (79,924 people), and Banking & related activities (78,445 people).

The most specialized majors at Leeward Community College are Liberal Arts & Humanities (553 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (67 degrees), Communication Technologies (8 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (84 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Leeward Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Leeward Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 417
  2. 602

In 2017, 417 degrees were awarded to men at Leeward Community College, which is 0.693 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (602).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 189 degrees were awarded to men at Leeward Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.519 times less than the 364 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 364 degrees were awarded to women at Leeward Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.93 times more than the 189 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%
100% Completion Time
16%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 3% of students graduating from Leeward Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (31%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Leeward Community College is Female and Asian (31% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.541% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    397 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    300 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    120 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Leeward Community College is asian (397 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (300 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Asian Female
    210 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    187 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    182 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Leeward Community College is asian female (210 degrees awarded). There were 1.12 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (187 degrees).

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Operations

Leeward Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-627 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Leeward Community College had a total salary expenditure of $59.2M. Leeward Community College employs 46 Instructors, 45 Assistant professors, and 42 Professors. Most academics at Leeward Community College are Female Instructors (28), Female Assistant professors(23), and Male Professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Leeward Community College are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 42 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 39 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Leeward Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Leeward Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.59M - Federal
  2. $175k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Leeward Community College received $2.59M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $175k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$31.3M
2017 Salaries
0.452%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Leeward Community College paid a median of $31.3M in salaries, which represents 52.8% of their overall expenditure ($59.2M) and a 0.452% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.59% growth from 2015 and a 2.88% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.6M
Instructional Salaries
164
Number of Employees

In 2017, Leeward Community College paid a total of $12.6M to 164 employees working as instructors, which represents 40.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.65M (31.1%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
46 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
42 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Leeward Community College were Instructor with 46 employees; Assistant professor with 45 employees; and Assistant professor with 42 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Leeward Community College were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 42 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Leeward Community College was Female Instructor with 28 employees, Female Assistant professor with 23 employees, and Male Professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Leeward Community College.

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