Tuition & Fees

$7,512

$20,472

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
59%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
48%
400-499
31%
300-399
10%
600-699
4%
500-599
21%
400-499
54%
300-399
19%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
51%
12-17
37%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
7%
18-23
43%
12-17
36%
6-11
11%
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
40%
12-17
43%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

1

teacher

25

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 669
Declined + 222
Total Received 891
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Public

3,128

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 1042
ACT 6465

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,128
Established in 1976
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Kapolei, HI

Campus in Kapolei (population: 35,000), 22 miles from Honolulu; branch campuses on Kauai and Maui. Served by bus; major airport serves Honolulu. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

2%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
2%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
7%
500-599
59%
400-499
30%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
48%
400-499
31%
300-399
10%
600-699
4%
500-599
21%
400-499
54%
300-399
19%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
10%
18-23
51%
12-17
37%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
7%
18-23
43%
12-17
36%
6-11
11%
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
40%
12-17
43%
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 Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 669
Declined + 222
Total Received 891

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Michelle Cohen
Director of Admissions
P: 808 689-2900
F: 808 689-2901
uhwo.admissions@hawaii.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 808 689-2900
F: 808 689-2901
uhwo.finaid@hawaii.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jim Cromwell
Financial Aid Officer
uhwo.finaid@hawaii.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Science
Business Administration
Education
Humanities
Public Administration
Social Sciences
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Internships

3,128

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,128
students

Female
67%
2,104

Male
33%
1,024

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

54%

1,711
students

Female
66%
1,125

Male
34%
586

46%

1,417
students

Female
70%
979

Male
30%
438

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
34%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
10%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
14%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

88%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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 Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Japan
Mexico
Philippines
Republic Of Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Tim Park
Director of International Relations and Programs
808 689-2311
hyunilp@hawaii.edu

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