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University of Hawaii at Hilo: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Website: http://www.uhh.hawaii.edu/
Address: 200 W Kawili St , Hilo , Hawaii - 96720-4091
Phone: (800) 897-4456
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Doctorate, First professional degree
Campus setting
Remote Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services No
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $50
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,747
680
1,067
Percent admitted
58%
61%
57%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
50%
50%
50%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
420
520
SAT Math
430
540
SAT Writing
400
500
ACT Composite
18
20
ACT English
15
22
ACT Math
16
21
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $4,056
Out-of-state tuition $12,576
Books and supplies $1,100
On-campus room and board $7,014
On-campus other expenses $1,780
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
69%
-
Federal grant aid
27%
$3,458
State or local grant aid
9%
$2,068
Institutional grant aid
32%
-
Loan aid
36%
$4,238
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
3,773
40%
60%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 3,354
Estimated graduates enrolled 241
Undergraduates 24 years old 72%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 23%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 32%
Men 23%
Women 39%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 14%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 26%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 32%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $3,148 $3,676 $4,360 $4,888 12.1%
Out-of-state $9,700 $11,212 $12,880 $14,392 11.7%
Books and supplies $1,058 $1,078 $1,100 $1,120 1.8%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,292 $6,792 $7,014 $6,914 -1.4%
Other $1,921 $1,692 $1,780 $1,674 -6.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,050 $8,692 $9,464 $10,042 6.1%
Other $2,238 $1,882 $2,002 $2,080 3.9%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $1,573 $1,692 $1,798 $1,870 4.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $12,419 $13,238 $14,254 $14,596 2.4%
Off Campus $14,494 $15,328 $16,926 $18,130 7.1%
Off Campus with Family $5,779 $6,446 $7,258 $7,878 8.5%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $18,971 $20,774 $22,774 $24,100 5.8%
Off Campus $21,046 $22,864 $25,446 $27,634 8.6%
Off Campus with Family $12,331 $13,982 $15,778 $17,382 10.2%

Map & Directions

Map of University of Hawaii at Hilo

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,023 806 1,217
Percent admitted 56% 54% 58%
Percent admitted who enrolled 49% 50% 48%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 500 90%
ACT 111 20%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 410 520
SAT Math 420 540
SAT Writing 400 510
ACT Composite 17 24
ACT English 13 20
ACT Math 16 21

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 6/30/1976 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 6/23/2007 -   Pre-Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 2/1/1998 -   Accredited

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