Tuition & Fees

$7,512

$20,472

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
18%
500-599
41%
400-499
27%
300-399
14%
600-699
8%
500-599
43%
400-499
39%
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
37%
12-17
42%
6-11
10%
24-29
10%
18-23
33%
12-17
56%
6-11
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
45%
12-17
46%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

1

teacher

24

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 835
Declined + 292
Total Received 1,127
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Public

3,082

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, 20 miles from Honolulu.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,082
Established in 1976
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Kapolei, HI

Campus in Kapolei (population: 15,186), 20 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

yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
18%
500-599
41%
400-499
27%
300-399
14%
600-699
8%
500-599
43%
400-499
39%
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
37%
12-17
42%
6-11
10%
24-29
10%
18-23
33%
12-17
56%
6-11
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
45%
12-17
46%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 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

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 835
Declined + 292
Total Received 1,127

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

Jim Cromwell
Admissions Officer
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
finaid@uhwo.hawaii.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Christi Padilla
Financial Aid Officer
finaid@uhwo.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

3,082

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

3,082
students

Female
66%
2,028

Male
34%
1,054

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

52%

1,611
students

Female
67%
1,064

Male
33%
547

48%

1,471
students

Female
66%
964

Male
34%
507

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian 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
13%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

91%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

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: August 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
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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