Hawaii Best Colleges Comparison

View the Hawaii Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Hawaii Statistics

There are 28 colleges in Hawaii - 11 public and 17 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $18,072 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $19,928. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,126 and the average acceptance rate is 85% for Hawaii Best Colleges Comparison.
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2019-2020 Colleges In Hawaii Statistics
Top 7 colleges in HawaiiAll colleges in Hawaii
Number of Schools7 schools
(2 public, 5 private)
28 schools
(11 public, 17 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,012 (in-state)
$21,161 (out-of-state)
$5,020 (in-state)
$18,072 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$14,366 (in-state)
$21,637 (out-of-state)
$14,366 (in-state)
$19,928 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$7,960$5,894
Test Scores1,124 SAT, 22 ACT 1,126 SAT, 22 ACT
Acceptance Rate79.40% 85.00%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)31.00% 43.50%
Population28,78461,105
Undergraduate21,92754,119
Graduate6,8576,986
Graduation Rate41.50%47.09%
Transfer-out Rate29.50%17.89%
Students to Faculty Ratio11.29 to 114.29 to 1

Top Colleges In Hawaii Comparison

Next table lists the top 7 colleges in Hawaii for academic year 2019-2020. University of Hawaii at Manoa ranked top in the Hawaii Best Colleges Comparison and University of Hawaii at Hilo and Chaminade University of Honolulu follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $21,161 for undergraduate programs $21,637 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Hawaii is 1,124 and the acceptance rate is 79.40%. The average students to faculty ratio is 11.29 to 1 for top colleges in Hawaii. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Hawaii Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 University of Hawaii at Manoa
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Public, 4 yearsHonolulu, HI
$34,218
($12,186)
$7,675 18,02570% 1,185 SAT
24 ACT
13 to 1
2 University of Hawaii at Hilo
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Public, 4 yearsHilo, HI
$20,798
($7,838)
$7,680 3,16592% 1,105 SAT
19 ACT
13 to 1
3 Chaminade University of Honolulu
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Private, 4 yearsHonolulu, HI
$27,454 $15,545 2,20890% 1,050 SAT
21 ACT
10 to 1
4 Pacific Rim Christian University
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Private, 4 yearsHonolulu, HI
$12,380 $2,630 14760% - 7 to 1
5 Hawaii Pacific University
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Private, 4 yearsHonolulu, HI
$30,020 $12,723 4,24385% 1,154 SAT
25 ACT
16 to 1
6 Argosy University-Hawaii
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Private, 4 yearsHonolulu, HI
$13,704 $6,457 879- - 12 to 1
7 University of Phoenix-Hawaii
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Private, 4 yearsHonolulu, HI
$9,552 $3,009 117- - 8 to 1
Average$21,161
($10,012)
$7,960 28,78479.40% 1,124 SAT 11.29 to 1
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020