University of Hawaii West Oahu: Review & Facts

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University of Hawaii West Oahu is a very small four-year, public school with 2,000 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1976 and is the only school located in Kapolei, Hawaii.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
6
At University of Hawaii West Oahu you can earn your bachelor's degree.

University of Hawaii West Oahu deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 6 majors. The most popular concentrations are Social Work, Management, Business, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile 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. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
The rate of student retention at University of Hawaii West Oahu is relatively low at 67% (close to Hawaii average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Hawaii West Oahu is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Read more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,800
Average tuition price is fairly high, $16,700 per year. The additional fees at University of Hawaii West Oahu (not included in tuition costs) are about $100, which comes to a total of $16,800 annually.

Read the details about University of Hawaii West Oahu 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 government data, 448 applications were submitted and 324 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at University of Hawaii West Oahu in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
University of Hawaii West Oahu offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Hawaii West Oahu, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
Yes
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at University of Hawaii West Oahu.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Hawaii West Oahu. 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.

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 information, University of Hawaii West Oahu appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Hawaii West Oahu Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Hawaii West Oahu, 91-1001 Farrington Highway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, USA
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