University of Hawaii at Hilo

country rank  998
world rank  3316

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University Overview

Founded in 1970, University of Hawaii at Hilo is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Hilo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Hawaii. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH Hilo) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH Hilo) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UH Hilo
Founded 1970 Origins date back to 1941
Motto Pulelo ha?aheo ke ahi a na lehua a?o Hilo
The flame of Hilo's lehua blossoms leaps triumphantly with pride
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 200 W Kawili Street
Hilo (population range: 10,000-49,999)
96720-4091 Hawaii
United States
T +1 (808) 932 7446
F +1 (808) 932 7459

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 200 West Kawili Street
Hilo 96720-4091
+1 (808) 974 7414
800 897 4456

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Hawaii at Hilo's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Hawaiʻi System (UHS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019