Kaua‘i Community College

Reporting on Gainful Employment Programs


Gainful Employment programs at Kaua‘i Community College are certificate programs for which students can obtain Title IV financial aid.
These programs must consist of at least 16 credits of coursework.

See the Department of Education press release about Gainful Employment reporting and regulations.

The table below shows the most recent information for Gainful Employment programs at the college.


Program Certificate Credits US Dept. of Labor
SOC Code1
On-Time Graduation Rate2 Normal Time Total Tuition and Fees3 Typical Cost of Books and Supplies4 Job Placement Rate5 Median Loan Debt6
Auto Body Repair and Painting Certificate of Achievement 39 49-3021 67%
(2/3)
$4029 resident
$11,634 non-resident
$2546-$2846 60%
(6/10)
$0
Accounting Certificate of Achievement 32 43-3031 50%
(3/6)
$3322 resident
$9562 non-resident
$1346 76%
(22/29)
$0
Automotive Mechanics Technology
(Electronics/Computer Control Specialist)
Certificate of Completion 22 49-3023 0%
(0/4)
$2282 resident
$6572 non-resident
$3594-$3794 70%
(7/10)
$0
Automotive Mechanics Technology Certificate of Achievement 49 49-3023 43%
(3/7)
$5069 resident
$14,624 non-resident
$3594-$3794 70%
(7/10)
$0
Business Technology
(Office Assistant)
Certificate of Completion 17 43-6011, 43-9061
43-6014, 43-4171
0%
(0/1)
$1777 resident
$5092 non-resident
$897 68%
(15/22)
$0
Business Technology Certificate of Achievement 35 43-6011, 43-9061
43-6014, 43-4171
0%
(0/6)
$3625 resident
$10,450 non-resident
$1346 68%
(15/22)
$0
Culinary Arts Certificate of Completion 16 35-2021 86%
(6/7)
$1676 resident
$4796 non-resident
$1257 67%
(14/21)
$0
Culinary Arts Certificate of Achievement 30 35-2021 67%
(4/6)
$3090 resident
$8940 non-resident
$1257 67%
(14/21)
$0
Early Childhood Education Certificate of Achievement 39 25-2010 -
(0/0)
$4029 resident
$11,634 non-resident
$1346 75%
(3/4)
-
Digital Media Arts
(Digital Graphic Design)
Certificate of Completion 21 27-1024 -
(0/0)
$2181 resident
$6276 non-resident
$897 -
(0/0)
-
Electronics Technology Certificate of Achievement 33 15-1041, 17-3021, 17-3023
17-3024, 49-2011, 49-2021
49-2022, 49-2091, 49-2097
49-2098, 49-9062, 49-2093
-
(0/0)
$3423 resident
$9858 non-resident
$1646-$2146 92%
(12/13)
-
Facilities Engineering Technology Certificate of Completion 23 49-9042 25%
(3/12)
$2383 resident
$6868 non-resident
$897 80%
(12/15)
$0
Hospitality and Tourism Certificate of Achievement 45 11-9051 -
(0/0)
$4635resident
$13,410 non-resident
$1351 82%
(9/11)
  -
Practical Nursing Certificate of Achievement 52 29-2061 27%
(8/30)
$5372 resident
$15,512 non-resident
$3494 63%
(5/8)
$0

1SOC Codes link to the US Department of Labor O*Net occupation description. Search for occupations at www.onetonline.org.

2On-Time Graduation Rate includes students who graduated in Summer 2010, Fall 2010, or Spring 2011. "On-time" assumes a credit load of 15 credits per semester.
 For example, a student who completes the Facilities Engineering Technology certificate in two semesters has graduated on-time.

3Normal Time Tuition and Fees is computed using the credits for the program and the current tuition rates.
 The per-semester activity fee is included. See info.kauaicc.hawaii.edu/admissions/ar/tuitfees.htm.

3Fees for books are estimated at $448.50 per semester. Cost for supplies varies by program and may depend on particular courses taken.
 Final costs are rounded to the nearest dollar.

5Job Placement data is reported at the program level and therefore may include students who earned other degrees or certificates within the same program than those listed here.
 For example, job placement data for Accounting also includes students who earned AAS degrees in Accounting. Data includes graduates in academic year 2010-2011.

6Median Loan Debt includes students who graduated in Summer 2010, Fall 2010, or Spring 2011.
 An explanation of the median can be found here.

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