University of Hawaii at Hilo

, HI,
3.41 Average Rating
The University of Hawaii at Hilo is a public institution that specializes in Hawaiian studies, volcanology, astronomy, and marine science. It was the first institution in the nation to grant a Masters of Arts in Hawaiian Language and Literature. The university houses several research centers, including USDA Pacific Basin- Agricultural Research Center, the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii, and the East Asian Observatory. Psychology, pharmacy studies, and kinesiology and exercise science are the most popular majors among undergraduates.


Average Net Price
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Institution Type
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
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Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19
Average SAT Composite: 926

What Students Are Saying

3.41 Average Rating
University of Hawaii at Hilo is a very interesting school with many diversity of people. I chose University of Hawaii at Hilo because of the tuition rate and the weather here. I enjoy being in Hilo and hope to graduate soon and go on to a graduate school.
Desiree from Hilo, HI
university of hawaii at hilo has variety range of ethnic groups. its campus allows a hawaiian language program. is a highly-accredited nursing program
Aiko from Hilo, HI

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