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

Hilo, HI

$7,792

Avg in-state tuition

$20,752

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Hawaii at Hilo

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

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

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

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.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1170

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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3k

Students Enrolled

33%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can 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.

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%

Female student population

64%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Financial 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

Financial Outlook

$32k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$19k

Average student debt after graduation

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.