Earning a Degree

The University of Hawai'i Community Colleges offer a variety of associate degree and certificate options that provide affordable career advancement opportunities that can transform your future.

Research from the U.S. Census Bureau show over a lifetime, adults with just a high school diploma earn an average of $1.2 million, while those with an associate degree earn $1.6 million. However, depending on the industry and its growth potential, that $400,000 difference could actually go much higher for some community college graduates.