University of Hawaii at Hilo: Admission & Tests

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Below is a quick overview of University of Hawaii at Hilo general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of Hawaii at Hilo admission requirements are rather easy, in 2015/16 the college accepted 71% of the applicants.

This college does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

University of Hawaii at Hilo as a rule will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
University of Hawaii at Hilo requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of Hawaii at Hilo is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00. The first-professional application fee is also 50 dollars.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Ability Test is a very important element of the application. 73% of applicants at University of Hawaii at Hilo submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 390 to 540 on Critical Reading, from 400 to 550 on Math, and from 390 to 530 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you got above 500 in SAT Critical Reading, 510 in SAT Math, and 490 in SAT Writing - that will most likely get you admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
360
470
500

SAT Math
370
480
510

SAT Writing
360
460
490

ACT Test Scores

Submitting the results of American College Test is important bit of the application at University of Hawaii at Hilo. 64% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 15 to 23 on Composite, from 14 to 23 on English, from 18 to 27 on Math, and from 5 to 9 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you have got above 21 in ACT Composite, 21 in ACT English, 25 in ACT Math, and 8 in ACT Writingthen it should get you accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
14
19
21

ACT English
13
19
21

ACT Math
17
23
25

ACT Writing
5
7
8

Contact Admissions

Phone
(808)
932-7799
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to University of Hawaii at Hilo, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (808) 932-7799 or check University of Hawaii at Hilo Website

Read all information about University of Hawaii at Hilo:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Hawaii Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We reviewed 11 accounting and finance colleges in Honolulu, Hilo, Lihue, Laie, Pearl City, and Kahului. Around 600 accounting and finance diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for accounting and finance programs in HI - $21,000.

Agriculture
Learn about 4 agriculture colleges in Hilo, Kahului, and Honolulu. Around 200 agriculture degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for agriculture programs in HI is around $24,700.

Art
Our directory contains 4 art schools in Honolulu, Laie, and Hilo. Approximately 200 art diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for art programs in HI is about $22,400.

Astronomy
Learn about 2 astronomy schools in Honolulu and Hilo. Around 100 astronomy degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for astronomy programs in HI: $27,200.

Biology
Our listing contains 7 biology schools in Honolulu, Laie, Hilo, and Kaneohe. Around 600 biology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for biology programs in HI - $25,000.

Business
Read about 11 business schools in Honolulu, Laie, Kapolei, Hilo, Pearl City, and Kahului. Around 1,400 business degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for business programs in HI: $19,500.

Chemistry
Get details on 5 chemistry schools in Honolulu, Hilo, and Laie. Approximately 100 chemistry diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for chemistry degree programs in HI - $23,200.

Communication and Journalism
Our listing contains 4 communication and journalism schools in Honolulu and Hilo. About 400 communication and journalism diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for communication and journalism programs in HI: $26,400.

Computer Science
Our listing contains 12 computer science schools in Honolulu, Hilo, Pearl City, Laie, and Kahului. Approximately 500 computer science diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for computer science degree programs in HI is around $17,000.

Criminal Justice
Read information about 9 criminal justice schools in Honolulu, Hilo, and Kahului. About 400 criminal justice diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for criminal justice degree programs in HI: $18,000.

Economics
We reviewed 3 economics schools in Honolulu and Hilo. Approximately 200 economics degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for economics programs in HI is about $30,300.

Education
Read information about 15 education colleges in Honolulu, Hilo, Laie, Pearl City, Kapolei, Lihue, and Kahului. About 1,100 education diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for education degree programs in HI - $21,900.

English and Literature
We reviewed 5 english and literature schools in Honolulu, Hilo, and Laie. Approximately 400 english and literature diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for english and literature degree programs in HI is roughly $23,800.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
We reviewed 11 ethnic and cultural studies colleges in Honolulu, Hilo, Lihue, Kahului, Laie, Pearl City, and Kaneohe. Around 300 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in HI is about $22,100.

Foreign Languages
Learn more about 3 foreign languages schools in Honolulu and Hilo. About 200 foreign languages diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for foreign languages degree programs in HI is around $30,700.

General Studies
Detailed information about 14 general studies colleges in Honolulu, Hilo, Pearl City, Kapolei, Lihue, Kaneohe, Laie, and Kahului. Approximately 3,000 general studies diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for general studies degree programs in HI is about $9,400.

Geography
Learn more about 2 geography colleges in Honolulu and Hilo. Approximately 100 geography diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for geography degree programs in HI - $28,300.

Geology
Our directory contains 2 geology colleges in Honolulu and Hilo. Approximately 100 geology diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for geology degree programs in HI: $27,300.

History
Read about 5 history schools in Honolulu, Hilo, and Laie. Approximately 200 history diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition price for history degree programs in HI - $24,900.

Management
We list 13 management schools in Honolulu, Laie, Kapolei, Hilo, Pearl City, and Kahului. Around 1,300 management diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for management programs in HI: $19,300.

Mathematics
Read about 4 mathematics colleges in Honolulu, Hilo, and Laie. About 100 mathematics degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for mathematics degree programs in HI is about $25,200.

Music
Get details on 5 music schools in Honolulu, Hilo, and Laie. Approximately 100 music diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for music programs in HI is around $19,800.

Natural Resources and Environment
Read about 6 natural resources and environment colleges in Honolulu, Laie, Hilo, and Kahului. About 300 natural resources and environment diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for natural resources and environment programs in HI is roughly $25,000.

Nursing
Read about 9 nursing schools in Honolulu, Hilo, Lihue, and Kahului. Approximately 1,000 nursing degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for nursing degree programs in HI is approximately $20,300.

Occupational Therapy
Our listing contains 4 occupational therapy schools in Honolulu, Laie, and Hilo. Approximately 300 occupational therapy diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for occupational therapy degree programs in HI is approximately $21,500.

Pharmacy
Read information about 2 pharmacy schools in Honolulu and Hilo. Around 200 pharmacy diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for pharmacy degree programs in HI - $19,200.

Philosophy
Read about 2 philosophy schools in Honolulu and Hilo. Around 100 philosophy diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for philosophy programs in HI - $28,900.

Physics
Learn about 4 physics colleges in Honolulu, Laie, and Hilo. Approximately 100 physics diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition price for physics degree programs in HI is approximately $27,800.

Political Science
Detailed information about 5 political science colleges in Honolulu, Hilo, and Laie. Around 300 political science diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for political science programs in HI is roughly $23,000.

Psychology
Our directory contains 7 psychology schools in Honolulu, Hilo, and Laie. Around 700 psychology diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for psychology degree programs in HI is approximately $22,600.

Sociology and Anthropology
We reviewed 4 sociology and anthropology colleges in Honolulu, Laie, and Hilo. Around 400 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for sociology and anthropology programs in HI is approximately $23,500.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Admissions in Nearby Schools