Hawaii Colleges List

Hawaii has both private and public  institutions, with its most notable member being the University of Hawaii at Manoa, which ranks as the 169th best college.

List of Hawaii Colleges

NameLocationTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
Brigham Young University-Hawaii55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie Oahu, HI 96762-1294Private2800$4,770$4,77036%1955
Chaminade University3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816-1578Private1326$21,084$21,08484%1955
Hawaii Pacific University1164 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96813Private5582$21,130$21,13064%1965
University of Hawaii System
University of Hawaii - Hilo200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720-4091Public3457$7,036$19,03675%1941
University of Hawaii - Manoa2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822Public14499$10,620$29,41280%1907
University of Hawaii - Maui College310 Kaahumanu Avenue, Kahului, HI 96732Public4400$2,670$7,4221931
University of Hawaii - West O'ahu91-1001 Farrington Highway, Kapolei, HI 96707Public1278$6,296$17,816Ê51%1976

Size wise the largest colleges by student body are the university of Hawaii at Manoa (14,500 students) and the Hawaii Pacific University (located in Honolulu; 5582). University of Hawaii at West O’ahu (1,278) and the Chaminade University (1,326).

Cost wise, of the main public higher education establishments the lowest in-state tuition fees are offered by Maui College ($2,670), and the highest by University of Hawaii – Manoa ($10,620).

Of the private universities, the lowest tuition fees in the list of Hawaii colleges are at Brigham Young University-Hawaii ($4,770) and the highest at Hawaii Pacific University ($21,130).

The most selective colleges are Brigham Young (36% acceptance rate) and West O’ahu (51%). The oldest college is the University of Hawaii Manoa, established in 1907.

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