About University of Hawaii at Hilo
The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo (UH Hilo) is a public university in Hilo, Hawaiʻi. It is one of ten general campuses of the University of Hawaiʻi system. It was founded as Hawaiʻi Vocational College (Hawaiʻi College) in 1941. In 1970 it was reorganized by an act of the Hawaiʻi State Legislature. The university has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges since 1976. It offers thirty-three undergraduate and three graduate degree programs and has about 3000 students; most students are residents of Hawaiʻi but many are international students.
- Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
- 2,855 students
- 0.22 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at University of Hawaii at Hilo
1,331 students out of 1,709 applicants were accepted into University of Hawaii at Hilo. They had an average SAT score of 1047. 55% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 58% chose to submit their ACT score.
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of Hawaii at Hilo was $20,608, while for in-state students it was $7,648. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $28,742.
The average financial aid at University of Hawaii at Hilo is $7,386. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $13,222 for undergraduate tuition on average.
Financial aid available at University of Hawaii at Hilo
69% of undergraduate students at University of Hawaii at Hilo received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at University of Hawaii at Hilo
The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Hawaii at Hilo was of $11,064 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,012.