University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI, USA
3.41 Average Rating

Originally founded as Hawai’i Vocational College, the University of Hawai’i at Hilo is a public liberal arts college on The Big Island. UH Hilo confers bachelor’s degrees in over 60 academic majors including Hawai’ian Studies. The university also houses several research centers, including USDA Pacific Basin- Agricultural Research Center, the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai’i, and the East Asian Observatory. For recreation, UH Hilo’s Outdoor EdVenture division sponsors numerous excursions for activities such as scuba diving, boating, and mountain climbing.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In-State Students
75%
Out-Of-State Students
23%
0
100
69%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 926
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision July 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
3,539
Total Number of Undergrads
2,971
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
14%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
41%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,825
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,648
Out-of-State Tuition
$20,608
Students Receiving Financial Aid
71%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,185
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
37%
63%
Student Organizations
60
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Seattle
Los Angeles
San Francisco
New York
San Diego
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.41 Average Rating
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
This school is moderate to high level difficulty. If you can keep your self occupied and active you won't go insane from the smallness of Hilo. Variety in food, culture, environment, and people. :D
Nicole from Mililani, HI

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