University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, HI

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Tuition & Fees

$7,838

$20,798

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
500
75th
580
25th
490
75th
22
25th
14
75th
22
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,327
Declined 825
Total Received 3,152
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Public

3,265

undergraduate students

624

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,889
Established in 1970
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
60%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
500
75th
580
25th
490
75th
22
25th
14
75th
22
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,327
Declined 825
Total Received 3,152

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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Financial Aid

73%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,680

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,344
Housing $3,544
Food $5,452
Additional fees $494
Books & supplies $1,340
Total $18,174
Average Financial Aid - $7,680
Total with Avg. Aid $10,494

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes

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

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II)

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. yes yes
American Indian/Native American Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Astronomy. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
History, General. yes
Japanese Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Sciences. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Pharmacy. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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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

3,889

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

3,265
students

Female
64%
2,096

Male
36%
1,169

16%

624
students

Female
66%
411

Male
34%
213

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

2,391
students

Female
63%
1,503

Male
37%
888

27%

874
students

Female
68%
593

Male
32%
281

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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
19%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
35%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

5%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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