Hawaii College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, twenty-four colleges are active for serving college programs in Hawaii. By school types, there are eleven public schools and thirteen private schools. By school levels, twelve 4-years (or high) schools, nine 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and three less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the twenty-four Hawaii schools, University of Hawaii at Manoa ranked first and University of Hawaii at Hilo ranked second (view more at Hawaii college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Hawaii colleges is $9,594 for Hawaii residents and $18,464 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 76.00% and the average SAT score is 1,101. The average number of students is 2,593 and the average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Hawaii colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Hawaii Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Hawaii ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$34,218$34,5501,17058.00%17,71061%12 to 1
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, HI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$20,798$27,0621,08052.00%3,40644%12 to 1
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Honolulu, HI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,914$24,7201,06595.00%2,15059%11 to 1
Pacific Rim Christian University
Honolulu, HI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,900$11,010-47.00%15238%13 to 1
Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, HI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,300$20,6001,10075.00%4,08645%15 to 1
University of Phoenix-Hawaii
Honolulu, HI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552$16,752--35127%10 to 1
Kauai Community College
Lihue, HI
Public, 2-4 years
$8,388---1,48624%11 to 1
Travel Institute of the Pacific
Honolulu, HI
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,373---6691%8 to 1
Windward Community College
Kaneohe, HI
Public, 2-4 years
$8,330---2,46028%18 to 1
Hawaii Community College
Hilo, HI
Public, 2-4 years
$8,340---2,63227%14 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Honolulu
Honolulu, HI
Private, 2-4 years
$19,058---13973%15 to 1
Honolulu Community College
Honolulu, HI
Public, 2-4 years
$8,310---3,54127%15 to 1
Leeward Community College
Pearl City, HI
Public, 2-4 years
$8,345---6,70921%20 to 1
University of Hawaii System Office
Honolulu, HI
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Brigham Young University-Hawaii
Laie, HI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,890-1,17097.00%3,17665%17 to 1
Hawaii Medical College
Honolulu, HI
Private, 2-4 years
$26,037---69183%21 to 1
IBS School of Cosmetology and Massage
Kahului, HI
Private, 2-4 years
$6,858---6066%25 to 1
Hawaii Institute of Hair Design
Honolulu, HI
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,237---6470%19 to 1
Kapiolani Community College
Honolulu, HI
Public, 2-4 years
$8,420---6,89921%17 to 1
University of Hawaii Maui College
Kahului, HI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,414---3,09219%14 to 1
University of Hawaii-West Oahu
Kapolei, HI
Public, 4 years
four-years
$20,544-1,02084.00%3,12828%18 to 1
Remington College-Honolulu Campus
Honolulu, HI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,614---13161%20 to 1
Institute of Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Med
Honolulu, HI
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,849$16,050--55--
Mauna Loa Helicopters
Kailua Kona, HI
Private, Less than 2 years
$98,750--100.00%14-2 to 1
Average$18,464$21,5351,10176.00%2,59348%15 to 1