University of Hawaii -- West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

University of Hawaii -- West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

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Tuition & Fees

$7,584

$20,544

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
39%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
51%
400-499
35%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
45%
12-17
42%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

25

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 565
Declined 108
Total Received 673
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Public

3,049

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Hawaii at West Oahu was founded in 1976 as a public, upper-division institution. Its campus is located in Kapolei, 22 miles from Honolulu.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,049
Established in 1976
Coeducational Coeducational

Campus in Kapolei (population: 45,000), 22 miles from Honolulu; branch campuses on Kauai and Maui. Served by bus; major airport serves Honolulu. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Honolulu
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

University of Hawaii — West Oahu
91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei
96707

Top Events

  • Fall Fest
  • West Fest
  • Splash Bash
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Other security measures
  • Security Assessments

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
39%
400-499
40%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
51%
400-499
35%
300-399
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
45%
12-17
42%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline July 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.38

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 565
Declined 108
Total Received 673

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Tennis

Club Sports Women

Tennis

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Business Administration and Management, General
Education, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Natural Sciences
Public Administration
Social Sciences, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

3,049

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,049
students

Female
67%
2,035

Male
33%
1,014

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

55%

1,683
students

Female
66%
1,107

Male
34%
576

45%

1,366
students

Female
68%
928

Male
32%
438

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 76%
Student 4 year graduation rate 9%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
39%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
10%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
15%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

506

Transfer students enrolled

17%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus employer recruitment

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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