University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, Hawaii

Overview

Address200 W Kawili St
School Websitehilo.hawaii.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Hawaii at Hilo is a small public, 4-year college based in Hilo, Hawaii that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,803 students applied to University of Hawaii at Hilo. Of those students, 1,417 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Hawaii at Hilo was $7,272, in addition to fees of $448. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Hawaii at Hilo.

University of Hawaii at Hilo has a 41% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo acceptance rate is 79%. To put this into perspective, 1,417 of the 1,803 students who applied to University of Hawaii at Hilo in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Hawaii at Hilo is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Hawaii at Hilo had an SAT score between the range of 960 and 1,170. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Hawaii at Hilo was between 17 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of Hawaii at Hilo as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Hawaii at Hilo, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,272. Combined with fees of $448, room and board costs of $8,248, other expenses of $3,522 and the $1,040 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $20,530.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $20,680 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Hawaii at Hilo to $33,490 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Hawaii at Hilo are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Hawaii at Hilo was $4,829 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 44%.

University of Hawaii at Hilo Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Hawaii at Hilo.

University of Hawaii at Hilo has a good gender split, with 65% of undergraduates being female and 35% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Hawaii residents; in fact, 70% of all students reside in Hawaii. However, 27% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Hawaii at Hilo is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Hawaii at Hilo to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 22% students enroll at University of Hawaii at Hilo part-time; the other 2,644 students enrolled full-time.

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