University of Hawaii at Hilo

country rank  709
world rank  1996

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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 (UHH) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Hawaii at Hilo (UHH) 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 48 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. UHH also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UHH
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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 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 Total Enrolment Range 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Hawaii at Hilo's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

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: Tuesday, 16 January 2018