Admission Eligibility

Windward Community College is an open-door institution that welcomes all students who desire to attend college and can benefit from the educational courses and programs offered. Any U.S. high school graduate or equivalent (e.g. GED), or person 18 years of age (prior to the start of the semester) or older may attend. Additional Admissions requirements are in place for International students and certain selective programs (e.g. Veterinary Assisting, Veterinary Technology).

Admissions & Records Office
Hale Alaka‘i 112

Special Early Admissions Programs

Windward CC also provides educational opportunities for high school students through our special Early Admissions Programs. These programs encourage high school students to get a head start in their college studies while attending high school.

  • Early College - Allows high school students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously at designated high school campuses.
  • Running Start - A partnership between the Department of Education and the University of Hawai‘i, allows Hawai‘i public high school (and charter school) students to attend college classes while earning dual credit toward their high school requirements and college degree.
  • Early Admit - Allows high school and homeschool students to attend college classes at Windward CC while enrolled in high school.

Kehau Iwashita
Early College Coordinator

Cyndy Masatsugu
Outreach Counselor