Most Favored Hawaii Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Hawaii. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Brigham Young University-Hawaii, has the highest yield rate of 61.03% for academic year 2021-2022 in Hawaii. University of Hawaii-West Oahu is positioned second with 32.01% yield and Chaminade University of Honolulu follows them with 21%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Hawaii.
Most Favored Hawaii Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2022)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Brigham Young University-Hawaii
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsLaie, HI
61.03% 1,324 1,165 711 87.99%
2University of Hawaii-West Oahu
Public, four-yearsKapolei, HI
32.01% 743 706 226 95.02%
3Chaminade University of Honolulu
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHonolulu, HI
21.01% 1,502 1,352 284 90.01%
4University of Hawaii at Manoa
Public, four-yearsHonolulu, HI
21.00% 19,607 13,725 2,882 70.00%
5University of Hawaii at Hilo
Public, four-yearsHilo, HI
17.02% 2,900 2,668 454 92.00%
6Hawaii Pacific University
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsHonolulu, HI
8.00% 11,948 10,156 812 85.00%