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

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
460
75th
560
25th
480
75th
20
25th
14
75th
21
25th
16
75th
21
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

25

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 679
Declined 34
Total Received 713
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Public

4,086

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Founded in 1976, yhe University of Hawaii at West Oahu is a public comprehensive university. Its campus is located in Kapolei, 22 miles from Honolulu.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,086
Established in 1976
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

no
Housing available
2%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
2%
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
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
460
75th
560
25th
480
75th
20
25th
14
75th
21
25th
16
75th
21
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 of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 679
Declined 34
Total Received 713

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

50%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,196

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,344
Additional fees $240
Books & supplies $1,340
Total $8,924
Average Financial Aid - $5,196
Total with Avg. Aid $3,728

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Financial Aid Office


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

Majors

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

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Public Administration
  3. Social Science

Programs Offered

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

4,086

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

4,086
students

Female
67%
2,751

Male
33%
1,335

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

47%

1,932
students

Female
65%
1,247

Male
35%
685

53%

2,154
students

Female
70%
1,504

Male
30%
650

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
39%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
8%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
32%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended 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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Japan
Nepal
Republic Of Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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