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 55.33% for academic year 2019-2020 in Hawaii. University of Hawaii-West Oahu is positioned second with 37.09% yield and University of Hawaii at Manoa 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 (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Brigham Young University-Hawaii
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLaie, HI
55.33% 973 947 524 97.33%
2University of Hawaii-West Oahu
Public, 4 or more yearsKapolei, HI
37.09% 693 585 217 84.42%
3University of Hawaii at Manoa
Public, 4 or more yearsHonolulu, HI
21.28% 16,235 9,493 2,020 58.47%
4University of Hawaii at Hilo
Public, 4 or more yearsHilo, HI
20.90% 4,161 2,148 449 51.62%
5Chaminade University of Honolulu
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHonolulu, HI
18.74% 1,595 1,510 283 94.67%
6Hawaii Pacific University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHonolulu, HI
13.40% 4,787 3,582 480 74.83%