University of Hawaii -- West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

University of Hawaii -- West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

Tuition & Fees

$7,584

$20,544

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
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%
600-699
4%
500-599
21%
400-499
54%
300-399
19%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
6%
18-23
37%
12-17
46%
6-11
7%
30-36
0
24-29
15%
18-23
34%
12-17
51%
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Public Administration
  3. Social Science
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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 3,049
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: 45,000), 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
14%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
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%
600-699
4%
500-599
21%
400-499
54%
300-399
19%
200-299
2%
30-36
4%
24-29
6%
18-23
37%
12-17
46%
6-11
7%
30-36
0
24-29
15%
18-23
34%
12-17
51%
30-36
2%
24-29
10%
18-23
45%
12-17
42%
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 of some
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 565
Declined + 108
Total Received 673

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Essay
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
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

James Oshiro
Director of Financial Aid
uhwo.finaid@hawaii.edu

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Science
Business Administration
Creative Media
Education
Humanities
Natural Science
Public Administration
Social Sciences
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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

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 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
9%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
13%
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
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 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 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

International Student Contact

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

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