79%

Acceptance Rate

$6,547

Avg.Financial Aid

001611

FAFSA Code

About University of Hawaii at Hilo

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,406

Website

https://hilo.hawaii.edu

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WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

200 W Kawili St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8089327446
Fax: 8089330861
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. University of Hawaii at Hilo doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

79%

SAT Range

960 - 1170

ACT Range

17 - 23

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at UHH. The SAT score in the range of 990-1170 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. The average ACT score at University of Hawaii at Hilo is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 17 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 200 W Kawili St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091. They can also call them at (808) 932-7446.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,343

Average Annual Cost

$7,272

Books And Supplies

$1,040

Other Fees

$448

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,248

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,522

Total One Year Cost

$20,530

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to UHH. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $32,286 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

66%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

29%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$3,644

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

74 Graduates

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences,...

71 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

66 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

60 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

58 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

53 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

49 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

35 Graduates

Agriculture, General

30 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

28 Graduates

Sociology

26 Graduates

Biology, General

23 Graduates

Computer Science

22 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

21 Graduates

Political Science and Government

18 Graduates

Anthropology

17 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

16 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

16 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

15 Graduates

Chemistry

13 Graduates

Philosophy

11 Graduates

Area Studies

8 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

8 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

8 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

7 Graduates

Economics

7 Graduates

History

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

6 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

5 Graduates

Physics

5 Graduates

Natural Sciences

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,816

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

48%

Full-time

79%

Part-time

21%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

18% White

1% Unknown

1% Black

16% Hispanic

35% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

16% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

9% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

27%

Out Of State

70%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,308 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$3,544/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,452/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,452/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Vulcans

School Colors

red, black, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

94

Total Female Athletes

100

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,248 per year. The students at University of Hawaii at Hilo have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,452 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UHH, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 37% male and 63% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,125

$25,102

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$178 - 261

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,547

Students Receiving Federal Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,829

Students Receiving State Aid

10%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,759

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,183

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,158

$30K - $48K

$7,646

$48K - $75K

$5,676

$75K - $110K

$5,231

> $110K

$1,991

The financial aid department of University of Hawaii at Hilo helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,127, whereas the financial aid is $3,934. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $3,824 and institutional aid worth $3,934.

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