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Reviews 210 total reviews with an average rating of 3.9

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5 College Sophomore

Tuition & Financial Aid: You can't really beat the tuition and financial aid here. Thats all I got to say about that.

4 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: Theres a lot of choices for when you want to take your classes whether its in the summer, in the afternoon, at night, or early in the morning. If you're planning on transferring after going here you need to look at the school you will be going to and see what classes are transferrable.

3 College Sophomore

Student Body: Most of the students are older, although there are a lot of younger ones too. There are many people who are motivated to learn and will try hard but a lot don't seem like they care that much. It seems like people can't wait to get out of class most of the time.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Being a commuter campus and in one of the most beautiful locations I can't complain, but theres not much of a social life at all. The education is great but the classes are pretty easy. Teachers don't put too much stress on you. Some teachers are great and obviously know a lot about the subject but theres always a few teachers that don't know much and just make you learn from your text book. Class sizes are from about 12-25 depending on the popularity of the course. If you're looking for a cheap and beautiful place to go to school where you will still be able to learn then WCC is perfect for you.

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Being a 2 year university it doesn't really have a lot of ties to good jobs and internships so it won't be that great if thats what you're looking for. The services are pretty average too.

2 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: I am considered 'out of state' and the tuition for out of state is depressing. Nothing absolutely crazy but just unnecessary.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: I had only one bad experience with a professor, the rest were fine, but some could be a bit more reliable when it comes to email/phone. The quality of the courses is average, and since hawaii is a small state, it is understandable that there is not much variety offered class wise compared to mainland schools, but for a small community college I believe they have a lot of classes. Class sizes are normal, about 20 students per class or less.

5 College Senior

Online Courses: For those who have trouble sitting down and listening to lectures, online classes are great, and you can do them on your own time. There is a good number of them.

4 College Senior

Student Body: Hawaii is known as America's melting pot, so of course this school is very ethnically diverse. We do not have many clubs so I cannot say how diverse we are when it comes to politics or religion or sexual orientation/identity.

3 College Senior

Academic Experience: I am taking Liberal Arts, it's very generic. Workload is average, not too overwhelming, but of course depends on how many classes you're taking. Facilities are nice. As far as I know there are not any internships or job opportunities. However I was told I needed a certain class to graduate, which I later found to be untrue. It was a type of college prep class, like something you would take in High School.

3 College Senior

Academic Experience: Most professors I've had were very nice, however I have come across one who literally said she grades based on how well she likes you. Curriculum is nothing out of the norm, the registration process is very easy and all done online or at a councelor's office. Workload is average.

3 College Senior

Campus Resources: Beautiful campus, nice view of the mountains. There's a writing center, speech center, and math center.

4 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: The tuition is for sure a little high for a community college, especially for me when I am paying for it myself. I had to drop to two classes a semester to afford the books, which is the most surprising cost. I have applied for financial aid my first semester and received a grant, but that was the only time I tried because now my loan is just piling up interest. The process though getting the loan was easy, the workers there are so helpful and work with you.

5 College Senior

Student Body: At Windward Community College there is a very diverse group of people attending, as far as ethnicity and age. I love how all the culture come together, you will see groups of people outside hanging out together that you wouldn't normally think you'd see as friends. The classes are smaller, so it makes it easier to "click" with your classmates and form different and new friendships. The teachers are the best, the ones I have had really sincerely care about you passing. The school has added new features to help the students get more help with their studies, which is always available. I love the new library, it is more inviting and invites you in to want to use the library and study. Everything about WCC makes it a comfortable setting.

4 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: Academic flexibility is very good at this school. Classes are at varying times of the day, majority mid-morning and afternoon. However, there are some classes that occur early in the morning or later in the evening for those with jobs or prior commitments that interfere with day time classes. The varying schedule options offer much needed flexibility to students.

5 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: Financial Aid and Tuition at this school are very affordable. Tuition is a decent price that is straightforward, and financial aid is one of the best I have come across. The financial aid is very helpful, and without it I would not have been able to attend. The financial aid office is very helpful and understanding. They help straighten out anything that is confusing and give straight forward answers. I have had no financial discrepancies at this school, and have been very thankful of that because financial burdens can be one of the biggest most distracting problems in college, and thanks to the people at the financial aid office and the fair prices at windward it hasn't been too big of a worry for me.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: My academic experience has been great. I only recently have chosen a specific major, but before had just taken classes for my liberal arts until I decided. During my time it took for my core classes, I took interesting classes that were well paced with decent amounts of work and fair grading. The teachers as well were flexible and helpful, both in and out of the classroom. They are very personable and easy to talk to so it was easy to get help from them if needed.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: The academic courses offered at this school are limited considering the fact that it is a community college, but is currently expanding. The classes offered now are great core classes and beginning classes for certain subjects. Considering the fact that it is not an official university with a variety of classes ranging in different subjects, I find the offered amount of classes impressive. And even more so due to the fact that they are slowly expanding.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: My overall experience at this school has been great. I've met great people and made amazing friends. The classes in this school are decently sized with caring teachers that help students when they are asked. I feel the quality of education is the same as that of a university but with more a sense of community because the class room sizes are smaller. Opportunities on this campus are wide and in varying subjects.This school is comfortable and amazing. The diversity throughout the school is what I like the most about the school, there are varying age groups of students that are there to learn. I would definitely choose this school again if I could do it all over again and would highly recommend it to other students, especially those starting college again, or beginning it for the first time.

4 College Junior

Student Body: The Student Body at my school is very active and friendly. They are diverse coming from different ages and backgrounds with varying goals. This diversity gives a good well rounded mix to the Student Body that I believe is important. Because of the diversity within this school I believe that makes students and faculty more accepting and open minded.

4 College Junior

Campus Resources: I have not been as involved as I would like to be to assess campus resources as accurately as I would like to, however from what I have heard and seen the campus resources are great. School administration is very helpful and friendly to those with questions, and answer anything asked. I can tell they truly want to help students find their paths and get set in school. All the other resources such as the library, campus activities, and student centers, are phenomenal in my opinion. They offer everything needed for a college student. The library and student centers offer places of study and collaboration for students with various resources for reference. Also the campus activities are advertised promptly and thoroughly through email and flyers. There are always various activities in different subjects that offer many opportunities for almost any student.

3 College Junior

Online Courses: I generally do no prefer online courses because it is not as hands on and interactive as in class courses however, the online biology course that I have taken online is a decent class. The teacher was well rounded in communication and online interaction with students. My teacher constantly stated his available hours to meet him if needed, and even set up mid term review study sessions to those who wanted to attend and further their studies. Overall, the online courses from my experience are good, the teacher is accessible and interactive through the internet and in person if need be.

4 College Junior

Campus Quality: Some unique things about my school is the fact that it is a community college and not the typical university allows students of all ages and backgrounds to attend no matter what stage they are in their lives. I've have met a variety of many diverse people and have built relationships and made connections with these different people. There is more of a sense community that doesn't discriminate based off your age or financial background. Everyone is there to learn no matter what stage you are in your life, whether your a mother with children returning to school, or a student fresh out of high school, everyone collectively works together to reach their goals. I feel more sense of belonging at this school, especially since everyone seems to be more open minded. Students seem to be more active learners, who want to be there to better their education and are working hard to pursue just that goal. This campus and the students are attend here are overall excellent and I would highly recommend this school to anyone who was thinking about going to college.

4 College Sophomore

Career Services: For me once I complete my first year in Veterinary Assisting, I feel I will be able to find a job in that field. Many students have started working in clinics before they even graduate. I feel that once I get my certificate and associate degree in Veterinary Technology, I will be able to find a job as a Vet Tech.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Resources: The library offers a lot of study space (in a comfortably airconditioned room), and many computers. Its a very aesthetic building on the inside and out. A quiet and comfortable place to study.

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