University Of Hawaii At Hilo

200 W Kawili St, Hilo, HI 96720-4091
Tel: (808)974-7311
Public | 4,157 students
Mission of the University is to offer high quality undergraduate liberal arts and professional programs, with selected graduate degrees, in an incomparable natural and cultural environment.

School Overview:

University Of Hawaii At Hilo
CountyHawaii County, HI
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
244 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment4,157 students1,633 students
# Undergraduate Students
2,818 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
455 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Total Dormitory Capacity623571
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid63%96%
Percent Admitted72%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)420-530450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)430-540460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)410-510440-570
ACT English (25-75%)17-2419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)18-2518-25
ACT Writing (25-75%)6-86-8
ACT Composite (25-75%)18-2420-25

School Notes:

  • The University is a comprehensive, primarily baccalaureate institution on the island of Hawaii, offering a rigorous education in a caring, personalized atmosphere. We offer small class sizes, a low faculty-to-student ratio and opportunites for research and hands-on-learning. As a public university, the University of Hawaii at Hilo has a unique position in the State - and country - by offering a rigorous and enaging curriculum at an affordable tuition rate.
  • The University offers Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Arts (MA), Master of Education (MEd) and Master of Science (MS) degrees.
  • Different academic programs offered at UH Hilo includes Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Management, Arts and Sciences, Business and Economics, Hawaiian Language, Continuing Education and Community Service, Pharmacy and a growing number of graduate and research programs.
  • UH Hilo is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
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