University of Hawaii at Hilo

Acceptance Rate 74 %
SAT Average 1,080
Tuition & Fees $20,798
Student Population 3,165
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,680

Academic Overview

University of Hawaii at Hilo Campus, Hilo, HI
University of Hawaii at Hilo is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Hilo, Hawaii. It is a Master's College and University (smaller programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $7,838 for Hawaii residents and $20,798 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 3,165 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 74% and the graduation rate is 38% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Hawaii at Hilo varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $41,800. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Hawaii at Hilo are $7,838 for Hawaii residents and $20,798 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $12,230 for in-state students and $27,062 for out-of-state students.
University of Hawaii at Hilo 2021 Tuition & Fees
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UHH. The acceptance rate of UHH is 74% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 21%. The average graduation rate is 38% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,680 and 73% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 3,165 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Hawaii at Hilo is 74 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Hawaii at Hilo is 38 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for University of Hawaii at Hilo is 66 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Hawaii at Hilo is 3,165
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Hawaii at Hilo is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,680 at University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

UHH offers 46 major programs through online and on-site education where 2 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree350
Master's Degree72
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Hawaii at Hilo offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:864)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,452)

Veterans Benefits

University of Hawaii at Hilo has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges