Kaua'i Community College
Welina Mai!

Aloha and welcome to Kauai Community College.  Kaua‘i Community College is a comprehensive community college on the island of Kaua‘i. One of 10 campuses in the University of Hawai‘i system, Kaua‘i CC offers 34 degree and certificate programs that prepare students for work or for further education.  In addition, the college offers non credit courses for businesses and lifelong learning through our Office of Continuing Education and advanced courses leading to Bachelor’s and graduate degrees through our University Center.
Kaua‘i Community College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA  94949, (415) 506-0234.  In addition to the College’s overall accreditation, there are other specialty accreditation for certain programs.


  • Automotive                  National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF)
  • Culinary Arts                American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission
  • Nursing                         Accreditation Commission of education  in Nursing (ACEN)

Kaua’i Community College is an approved educational institution for education and training under the Veteran’s Educational Assistance Act (G.I. Bill), the Veterans’ Readjustment Act, and the Dependents’ Educational Act.

Fall enrollment in 2016 was 1401 students.  Our student population reflects the wonderful diversity of our island. 

Who are our students?
Kaua'i student population

The College works in partnership with our community.  Program advisory councils are formed to assist our programs to stay relevant and up-to-date.  In addition, the Chancellor and others work closely with community entities such as county government, the school system,  businesses and non-profits so that together we can help the island and our students thrive.