• Kaua‘i Community College  is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, 428 J Street, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95814, (415) 506-0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including the filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at:
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  • The Associate Degree Career Ladder Nursing Program at University of Hawai‘i-Kaua‘i Community College located in Līhue, Hawai‘i is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). This commission may be reached by mail (ACEN, 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326) or telephone (404-975-5000). The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at

  • The Kaua‘i Community College Culinary Arts Program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission. This commission may be reached by mail (ACFEF, 6816 Southpoint Parkway, Ste 400, Jacksonville, FL 32216), telephone (800-624-9458 x249), or online ( The last accreditation self study can be viewed by contacting the culinary program coordinator. 
  • The Kaua‘i Community College Automotive Technology Program is accredited by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Education Foundation. This commission may be reached by mail (ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., N.E., Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176), email (, or telephone (703-669-6650). The last accreditation self study can be viewed by contacting the automotive technology program coordinator. 
  • The Kaua‘i Community College Medical Assisting Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). The Commission may be reached by mail (CAAHEP, 9355 - 113th St. N #7709, Seminole, FL 33775), telephone (727-210-2350), or online ( Please contact the program coordinator for additional information.  
  • Kaua‘i Community College is an approved educational institution for education and training under the Veteran’s Educational Assistance Act (G.I. Bill®), the Veterans’ Readjustment Act, and the Dependents’ Educational Act. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available on their website (
  • This catalog provides general information about Kaua‘i Community College, its programs and services, and summarizes major policies and procedures of relevance to the student. This catalog was prepared to provide information and does not constitute a contract. The College reserves the right to, without prior notice, change or delete, supplement or otherwise amend at anytime the information, requirements, and policies contained in this catalog or other documents. The most current version of the catalog may be found on the College's website.
  • The University of Hawai‘i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.