University of Hawaii at Hilo: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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University of Hawaii at Hilo is a medium four-year, public school with 4,160 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1941 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Hilo, Hawaii.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at University of Hawaii at Hilo.

University of Hawaii at Hilo implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Pharmacy, Psychology, Education, Natural Resources and Environment, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
70%
The rate of student retention at University of Hawaii at Hilo is fair at 70% (above Hawaii average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of Hawaii at Hilo is low - 31%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Hawaii at Hilo is pretty decent: 15:1. Read more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,900
Average tuition charges are fairly high, about $17,500 per year. The additional fees at University of Hawaii at Hilo not covered by tuition are around $400; which makes it a total of $17,900 a year.

Read the details about University of Hawaii at Hilo additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
As reported in recent data, 1,517 applications were submitted and 1,099 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

University of Hawaii at Hilo will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at University of Hawaii at Hilo in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,900
University of Hawaii at Hilo provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Hawaii at Hilo, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
University of Hawaii at Hilo offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low, approximately $2,900 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at University of Hawaii at Hilo. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Hawaii at Hilo seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Hawaii at Hilo Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 W Kawili St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091, USA
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