◊University of Hawai'i Maui College, Molokai
Approximately 250 students call University of Hawaii Maui College, Molokai their home campus. These students are taking courses leading towards certificates and associate degrees in seven primary majors: Liberal Arts, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business Careers, Early Childhood Education, Hawaiian Studies, Human Services, and Allied Health: Nurse Aide Training and Therapeutic Activity Aide I & II.
Quick Student Body Facts
- 75% of the 250 students enrolled each semester are of Native Hawaiian ancestry – by far, the highest percentage of any campus in the University of Hawaii system.
- A high percentage of the students are non-traditional
- 75% are female
- At the Spring 2012 Commencement, 194 student graduates from Fall 2008 – Spring 2012 were recognized. The graduates ranged in age from 18 to 64 years old. They were the parents of 246 children and 48 grandchildren. There were 8 couples; 4 sets of parent and child graduates; and 9 sets of siblings. Two of these graduates have already earned their bachelor’s degrees and 18 more are currently enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs.
The University Center, Maui brings a variety of bachelors and masters degree programs to Molokai from the campuses of UH Manoa, UH Hilo, and UH West Oahu utilizing interactive television, off-island travel, and the Internet.
University of Hawaii Maui College, Molokai employs 6 full-time and 2 part-time staff. There are also 3 full-time federally funded staff. In addition, approximately 20 different Molokai lecturers are hired each semester to deliver instruction in their area of expertise.