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University of Hawaii at Hilo

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Rating

Public

Type

3,983

Students

$20,304

Tuition

52%

Acceptance

#876

Ranking

Remote Town

Campus Setting

Hilo, HI

200 W Kawili St, Hilo, HI 96720-4091

University of Hawaii at Hilo is a small public liberal arts college located in Hilo, HI ranked 3rd in Hawaii. It has a total of 3,327 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 51.62% of applicants. University of Hawaii at Hilo offers 46 different majors and is best known for its Japanese Studies, Native American Studies, and Astronomy programs (nationally ranked 4th, 11th, and 25th respectively). With an annual tuition of $7,344 for students from Hawaii and $20,304 for those from out-of-state, University of Hawaii at Hilo is reasonably priced. 43.79% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn around $37,900 per year, which is 9% less than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$20,752
Above Average

University of Hawaii at Hilo

$20,752

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$33,632

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$24,914

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

52%Acceptance
Average

University of Hawaii at Hilo

52%

National

69%
Sat

990 - 1170

47% of students submit

Admissions Yield

21%

ACT

17 - 23

57% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

3,327Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

97%

Part-Time

3%
Male

35%

In-state

83%

Female

65%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

22%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
9% Pharmacy8% Psychology, General8% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse75% Others

9% Pharmacy

8% Psychology, General

8% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

75% Others

Pharmacy

9%

70 Graduates

Psychology, General

8%

65 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

8%

65 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

7%

60 Graduates

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

7%

59 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

53 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

5%

38 Graduates

Sociology

4%

35 Graduates

Academics

A-
Professors
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Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

204,642

Academic Spend per Student

$16,824

Full-time Retention Rate

67%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$27,800/Year

University of Hawaii at Hilo

$27,800

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$27,800

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$37,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

43%