University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI

The University of Hawaii at Hilo, founded in 1970, is a public institution. Its campuses of 115-acres are located in Hilo, Hawaii.

Tuition & Fees

$7,344

$20,304

not including room and board

More Financial Details

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
18%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
13%
500-599
55%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
47%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
12%
18-23
40%
12-17
37%
6-11
7%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
37%
12-17
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
48%
12-17
35%
6-11
1%
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

12

students

More Student Details

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,148
Declined + 2,013
Total Received 4,161
More Admissions Details

Public

2,818

undergraduate students

554

graduate students

More Student Details

Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

More Majors

Codes

SAT 4869
ACT 0904

Social Networks

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI
University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
University of Portland Portland, OR
Pacific University Oregon Forest Grove, OR
Seattle University Seattle, WA
The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
Stanford University Stanford, CA
Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
See All School Suggestions for You
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Location

School Facts

The University of Hawaii at Hilo, founded in 1970, is a public institution. Its campuses of 115-acres are located in Hilo, Hawaii.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,372
Established in 1970
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Hilo, HI

115-acre campus in Hilo (population: 43,263), 200 air miles from Honolulu. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Honolulu.

University of Hawaii at Hilo
200 West Kawili Street
Hilo, HI 96720-4091

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
76%
Bottom 1/2
24%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
18%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
13%
500-599
55%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
47%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
12%
18-23
40%
12-17
37%
6-11
7%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
37%
12-17
40%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
48%
12-17
35%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,148
Declined + 2,013
Total Received 4,161

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Admissions Contact


P: 800 897-4456
F: 808 932-7459
uhhadm@hawaii.edu

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 808 932-7449
F: 808 932-7459
uhhfao@hawaii.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sherrie K. Padilla
Director of Financial Aid
sherriep@hawaii.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

canoeing, golf, judo, jujitsu, rugby, sailing, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

canoeing, golf, judo, jujitsu, rugby, sailing, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, soccer, volleyball

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Athletic Directors

Patrick Guillen (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II)
Mascot
Vulcans
School colors
red, black, and white

Athletics Right Now

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration of Justice
Agriculture
Anthropology
Art
Astronomy
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Education
English
Environmental Science
Gender/Women's Studies
Geography
Geology
Hawaiian Language/Literature
Hawaiian Studies
Hawaiian/Indigenous Language/Culture Revitalization
Heritage Management
History
Indigenous Language/Culture Education
Japanese Studies
Kinesiology/Exercise Science
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Marine Science
Mathematics
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Performing Arts
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Teaching
Tropical Conservation Biology/Environmental Science
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,372

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

2,818
students

Female
63%
1,780

Male
37%
1,038

16%

554
students

Female
63%
348

Male
37%
206

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

2,204
students

Female
63%
1,382

Male
37%
822

22%

614
students

Female
65%
398

Male
35%
216

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
18%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
32%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

76%

Transfer applicants accepted

64%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
CollegeXpress Logo

$10,000

Are you our next winner?

Register now for our scholarship giveaway