Profile of Accredited Program

Hospitality & Tourism Education Department
Kapi‘olani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road – ‘Ōlapa 120
Honolulu, HI 96816

Degrees Awarded:

  • AS  Hospitality and Tourism

The Commission commends the Program on their significant actions in meeting most of the Key Elements in the Standard Areas.  The stipulation is based on the following areas which require documentation to demonstrate compliance .

The following must be submitted to the ACPHA Commission by December 15, 2021:

  • Provide an update on the student exit survey to be completed in the Fall 2021.  The Department will also provide examples on their commitment to enhance ways to provide opportunities and track the students’ interest.
  • The Program will ensure that the program mission statement, professional placement information, and academic policies are linked to the Programs’ landing page and send the appropriate link to confirm this information has been posted.

Program Student Profile

Academic Years:   2017-2018    2018-2019    2019-2020

  Undergraduate Enrollment – Major3 Years Ago2 Years Ago1 Year Ago
Number of Students464494455
Number of Graduates157181152
Student/Faculty Ratio27:127:150:1
Retention Rate % – Freshmen to Sophomore (for all Programs)49%27%40%
% Students employed in the hospitality industry or a related field within 90 days after42%48%49%
% Students continuing their education within 90 days after graduation 10%10%11%