Windward Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,144
1.95% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$10,197
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
12.5%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
2,520
25.8% Full-Time
2019 Graduation Rate
27.7%
62 Graduates

About

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

In 2019, 326 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Windward Community College. 71.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was two or more races (147 degrees), 2.72 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (54 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Windward Community College is $3,144, which is $-4,680 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Windward Community College is $3,144, which is $-4,680 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,197.

In 2019, 26% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 7% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,144
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Windward Community College was $3,144. The cost of tuition at Windward Community College is $-4,680 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$10,197
2019 Value
1.86%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Windward Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,197. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Windward Community College grew by 1.86%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,044
Room and Board
$1,040
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Windward Community College was of $15,044 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,040. The cost of room and board increased by 2.61% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.77% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

26%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
7%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

26% of undergraduate students at Windward Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 16.1% with respect to 2018, when 31% 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.
12.5%
2017 Default Rate
35
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Windward Community College was 12.5%, which represents 35 out of the 279 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

Windward Community College has a total enrollment of 2,520 students. The full-time enrollment at Windward Community College is 649 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,871. This means that 25.8% of students enrolled at Windward Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Windward Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 41.9% Two or More Races, 18.8% Asian, 17.2% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% White, 6.47% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.794% Black or African American, and 0.119% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Windward Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Two or More Races Female (29.6%), followed by Two or More Races Male (16.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

25.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Windward Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,520 students. The full-time enrollment at Windward Community College is 649 and the part-time enrollment is 1,871. This means that 25.8% of students enrolled at Windward Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2019 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 Windward Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Windward Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Two or More Races
    1,055
  2. Asian
    475
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    433

The enrolled student population at Windward Community College is 41.9% Two or More Races, 18.8% Asian, 17.2% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% White, 6.47% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.794% Black or African American, and 0.119% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 60 students (2.38%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 138 more women than men received degrees from Windward Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Windward Community College is two or more races (147 degrees awarded). There were 2.72 times more two or more races graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (54 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Windward Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (11 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (215 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 Windward Community College are Registered nurses (1,407,549 people), Medical & health services managers (156,848 people), Pharmacists (141,081 people), Physicians (136,207 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (134,891 people).

The most specialized majors at Windward Community College are Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (215 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and Health (56 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 Windward Community College are Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Windward Community College are Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (215 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and Health (56 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Windward Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,546,553 people), Elementary & secondary schools (395,786 people), Outpatient care centers (254,392 people), Offices of physicians (247,217 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (200,746 people).

The most specialized majors at Windward Community College are Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees awarded), Science Technologies (11 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (215 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (19 degrees), and Health (56 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 Windward 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 Windward Community College was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

94
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
232
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 94 degrees were awarded to men at Windward Community College, which is 0.405 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (232).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Windward Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.483 times less than the 145 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 145 degrees were awarded to women at Windward Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.07 times more than the 70 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
25%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 6% of students graduating from Windward Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 25% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% 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 (61.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Windward Community College is Female and Asian (61.5% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (70.6%).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Two or More Races
    147 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    54 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Windward Community College is two or more races (147 degrees awarded). There were 2.72 times more two or more races recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (54 degrees).

0.307% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Two or More Races Female
    105 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races Male
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Windward Community College is two or more races female (105 degrees awarded). There were 2.5 times more two or more races female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races male (42 degrees).

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Operations

Windward Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $135k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Windward Community College had a total salary expenditure of $33.6M. Windward Community College employs 28 Instructors, 13 Professors, and 12 Assistant professors. Most academics at Windward Community College are Female Instructors (17), Male Instructors(11), and Male Professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Windward Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 20 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 19 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Windward Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Windward 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-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.38M - Federal
  2. $137k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Windward Community College received $5.38M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $137k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$16.3M
2019 Salaries
0.404%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Windward Community College paid a median of $16.3M in salaries, which represents 48.4% of their overall expenditure ($33.6M) and a 0.404% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.52% growth from 2017 and a 5.1% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.43M
Instructional Salaries
58
Number of Employees

In 2019, Windward Community College paid a total of $4.43M to 58 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
20 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Windward Community College were Instructor with 28 employees; Professor with 13 employees; and Professor with 12 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Windward Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 20 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 19 employees; and Service with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Windward Community College was Female Instructor with 17 employees, Male Instructor with 11 employees, and Male Professor with 9 employees.

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

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