Hawaii Best Colleges Comparison

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Colleges In Hawaii Statistics

There are 30 colleges in Hawaii - 11 public and 19 private schools. The 2023 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $18,090 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $19,754. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,134 and the average acceptance rate is 78% for Hawaii Best Colleges Comparison.
The next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Hawaii. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Hawaii colleges at Hawaii Statistics page.
2021-2022 Colleges In Hawaii Statistics
Top 7 colleges in HawaiiAll colleges in Hawaii
Number of Schools7 schools
(2 public, 5 private)
30 schools
(11 public, 19 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$10,012 (in-state)
$21,591 (out-of-state)
$5,021 (in-state)
$18,090 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$14,366 (in-state)
$21,414 (out-of-state)
$14,366 (in-state)
$19,754 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$8,299$5,690
Test Scores1,140 SAT, 21 ACT 1,134 SAT, 21 ACT
Acceptance Rate84.25% 77.84%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)16.99% 26.66%
Population30,33160,285
Undergraduate23,03352,852
Graduate7,2987,433
Graduation Rate46.50%46.58%
Transfer-out Rate24.00%16.40%
Students to Faculty Ratio11.00 to 113.68 to 1

Top Colleges In Hawaii Comparison

The next table lists the top 7 colleges in Hawaii for academic year 2021-2022. 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 2023 average tuition & fees is $21,591 for undergraduate programs $21,414 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Hawaii is 1,140 and the acceptance rate is 84.25%. The average students to faculty ratio is 11.00 to 1 for top colleges in Hawaii. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2021-2022 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)
$7,835 19,07473% 1,180 SAT
21 ACT
14 to 1
2 University of Hawaii at Hilo
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Public, 4-yearsHilo, HI
$20,798
($7,838)
$7,236 2,97784% 1,090 SAT
18 ACT
12 to 1
3 Chaminade University of Honolulu
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Private, 4-yearsHonolulu, HI
$28,544 $14,037 2,36993% - 11 to 1
4 Pacific Rim Christian University
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Private, 4-yearsHonolulu, HI
$12,380 $1,215 131- - 6 to 1
5 Hawaii Pacific University
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Private, 4-yearsHonolulu, HI
$31,940 $16,560 4,87687% 1,150 SAT
25 ACT
16 to 1
6 Argosy University-Hawaii
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Private, 4-yearsHonolulu, HI
$13,704 - 879- - 12 to 1
7 University of Phoenix-Hawaii
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Private, 4-yearsKapolei, HI
$9,552 $2,913 25- - 6 to 1
Average$21,591
($10,012)
$8,299 30,33184.25% 1,140 SAT 11.00 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 2021-2022