Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Honolulu Community College (HonCC) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


It is interesting to note that, every year, around 61% of students at HCC receive some kind of financial aid, while the total amount of assistance/loans provided is $861,993. For additional information about financial assistance schemes, one can head over to HCC’s financial aid page at https://www.honolulu.hawaii.edu/finaid. At HCC, the total percentage of applicants who receive the Federal Grant stands at 48%. On the other hand, 55% of the candidates get the Student Grant, 26% receive the Institution Grant, and 48% get the Pell Grant. Moreover, the average aid amount for Federal Grant awardees stands at $4,448, while the same comes to $1,146 for State Grant receivers and $1,352 for Institution Grant awardees. And, for the Pell Grant awardees, the average aid amount is $3,909. Among other things, the annual family income of the applicant plays a major role in determining the total financial aid they are actually eligible to receive. Apart from financial grants and scholarships, candidates can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to fund their education. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. While grants and scholarship schemes do not require repayment, student loans should be repaid by the applicants within a given period. At HCC, an estimated number of 5% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for Honolulu Community College (HonCC)

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate