University of Hawaii at HiloSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Hilo, Hawaii Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$7,792

Avg in-state tuition

$20,752

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Hawaii at Hilo

The University of Hawaii at Hilo is a small public university located on a rural campus in Hilo, Hawaii. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,372, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 52%. The university offers 35 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 44%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,792, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $20,752.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

52% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 52%

Retention Rate 73%

Graduation Rate 44%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1170

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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64%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

3k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Two or more races

34%

White

19%

Asian

18%

Hispanic

15%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

8%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Black

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Unknown

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

45% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

45%

State Grant Aid

18%

Institution Grant Aid

58%

Pell Grant

45%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,127
State Grant Aid $3,824
Institution Grant Aid $3,934
Pell Grant Aid $4,644
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.