University of Hawaii West Oahu: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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University of Hawaii West Oahu is a small four-year, public school with 2,695 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1976 and is the only school located in Kapolei, Hawaii.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
6
Few
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, General Studies, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
67%
Fair
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.

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.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at University of Hawaii West Oahu is very low - 25%.

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

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,700
High
Average tuition pricing is high - $19,400 per academic year. The additional fees at University of Hawaii West Oahu (not included in tuition costs) are around $300, which comes to $19,700 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 898 applications were submitted and 630 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

University of Hawaii West Oahu will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

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

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
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. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Presently 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 data, University of Hawaii West Oahu seems 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 96707-4507, USA
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