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Admission Comparison Between Best Colleges in Hawaii

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Acceptance Rate and Application Statistics

The following table compares the admission related statistics including number of applicants, admitted, and enrolled between best schools in Hawaii. The average acceptance rate of best schools in Hawaii is 77.60% and the average admission yield (enrollment rate) is 15.88%.
University of Hawaii at Manoa has the tighest (lowest) acceptance rate of 70.00% and Chaminade University of Honolulu has the highest yield (enrollment rate) of 21.01% among best schools in Hawaii. The numbers in parenthesis() in below table represent the number and rate by gender (men/women). The statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2021-2022.
Admission Stats Comparison Between Best Schools In Hawaii
RankName ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolledAcceptance RateEnrollment Rate
1 University of Hawaii at Manoa19,607 (5,558/13,906) 13,725 (4,002/9,595) 2,882 (1,040/1,823) 70% (72%/69%) 21% (26%/13%)
2 University of Hawaii at Hilo2,900 (860/2,003) 2,668 (783/1,863) 454 (164/279) 92% (91%/93%) 17% (21%/14%)
3 Chaminade University of Honolulu1,502 (351/1,151) 1,352 (323/1,036) 284 (94/197) 90% (92%/90%) 21% (29%/17%)
4 Pacific Rim Christian UniversityNo admission statistics available for the school.
5 Hawaii Pacific University11,948 (2,400/9,548) 10,156 (1,992/8,211) 812 (179/575) 85% (83%/86%) 8% (9%/6%)
7 University of Phoenix-HawaiiNo admission statistics available for the school.
Average8,989 (2,292/2,292)6,975 (1,775/5,176)1,108 (369/719)77.60% (77.4%/225.8%)15.88% (20.8%/13.9%)

SAT Scores Comparison

The average SAT score of 25th percentile is 1,050 and 75th percentile is 1,246 for best schools in Hawaii. By subject, the average score of the SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing is 585 and the average SAT Math score is 563.
has the highest SAT scores of -1 and has the lowest SAT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in Hawaii. The following table compares SAT Scores between best schools in Hawaii for academic year 2021-2022.
SAT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In Hawaii
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
Evidence-Based Reading and WritingMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2
1University of Hawaii at Manoa3%
(89)
550660530630
2University of Hawaii at Hilo18%
(82)
500630500580
3Chaminade University of HonoluluNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
4Pacific Rim Christian UniversityNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
5Hawaii Pacific University14%
(114)
540628530610
7University of Phoenix-HawaiiNo applicants have submitted SAT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average11.67% 530.00639.33 520.00606.67

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

ACT Scores Comparison

The average ACT score of 25th percentile is 55 and 75th percentile is 74 for best schools in Hawaii. By subject, the average ACT Composite score is 23, the average ACT English score is 21, and the average ACT Math score is 21.
has the highest ACT scores of -1 and has the lowest ACT scores of 1,000,000 among best schools in Hawaii. The following table compares ACT Scores between best schools in Hawaii for academic year 2021-2022.
ACT Score Comparison Between Best Schools In Hawaii
RankNameSubmit%*
(Submit#**)
CompositeEnglishMath
25th 175th 225th 175th 2 25th 175th 2
1University of Hawaii at Manoa6%
(181)
2027 19251826
2University of Hawaii at Hilo46%
(213)
1622 14211620
3Chaminade University of HonoluluNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
4Pacific Rim Christian UniversityNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
5Hawaii Pacific University11%
(89)
2228 21272026
7University of Phoenix-HawaiiNo applicants have submitted ACT score or the school did not report its score distribution.
Average21.00% 19.3325.67 18.0024.33 18.0024.00

*Number of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

**Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking students submitting SAT scores.

125th Percentile: 25% of students scored at or below.

275th Percentile: 25% of students scored above.

Application Requirements

The following table list and compare the requirements when applying best schools in Hawaii based on academic year 2021-2022 data.
Application Requirements Comparison Between Best Schools In Hawaii
Rank NameHS GPAHS RankHS Record Prep. ProgramRec.Compe.SAT/ACTTOEFL
1 University of Hawaii at Manoa
2 University of Hawaii at Hilo
3 Chaminade University of Honolulu
4 Pacific Rim Christian UniversityInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.
5 Hawaii Pacific University
7 University of Phoenix-HawaiiInformation about requirements for applying to school is not available.

: Required : Considered but not Required : Recommended : Neither Required nor Recommended

  • HS GPA: High School or Secondary School GPA
  • HS Rank: High School or Secondary School Rank
  • HS Record: High School or Secondary School Record
  • Prep. Program: Completion of College Preparatory Program
  • Rec.: Recommendations
  • Comp.: Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments)
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