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# Hawaii Colleges

In terms of yearly graduations, Hawaii is ranked #46 in the country with 14,167 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $9,530 per year to get their degree at a college in Hawaii, while out of state students will pay an average of $14,774 per year.

An estimated 33% of college students in Hawaii take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,746 per year.

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## Most Popular Schools in Hawaii

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There are 12,631 undergraduates at UH Manoa, of which 10,560 are full-time, and there are 17,490 students altogether. It takes the average UH Manoa undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

37% of UH Manoa students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,149 a year. UH Manoa has a 4.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UH Manoa is $35,700.

There are 6,488 students at Kapiolani CC in total, 2,186 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

10% of Kapiolani CC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,812 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kapiolani CC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Leeward Community College is 6,568, which includes 2,479 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Leeward CC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,646 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Leeward CC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,105 full-time undergraduates at Honolulu CC, and 3,510 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,954 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Honolulu CC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,372 students at UH Hilo in total, 2,818 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,204 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UH Hilo is 4.8 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,238 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UH Hilo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Hawaii Pacific University is 4,170, of which 3,695 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,217 are full-time. It takes the average Hawaii Pacific University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 26% are men and 74% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,789 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,600 during the early-career years.

There are 3,096 students at BYU - H in total, 2,851 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average BYU - H undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

About 37% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 15% of students at BYU - H take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,392 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from BYU - H with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,006 full-time undergraduates at UH Maui College, and 2,992 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at UH Maui College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,966 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,700 during the early-career years.

There are 3,049 students at UH West Oahu in total, 1,683 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 79%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 62% are women.

Roughly 26% of students at UH West Oahu take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,559 a year. UH West Oahu has a 6.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UH West Oahu is $38,600.

There are 2,167 students at Chaminade University of Honolulu in total, 1,572 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,334 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Chaminade University of Honolulu is 4.4 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 31% of accepted students are men, and 69% are women.

Roughly 33% of students at Chaminade University of Honolulu take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,565 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Chaminade University of Honolulu with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,615 students at Hawaii CC in total, 1,056 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,167 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,000 during the early-career years.

There are 346 full-time undergraduates at Kauai CC, and 1,373 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,549 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kauai CC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 649 full-time undergraduates at Windward CC, and 2,520 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,341 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,300 during the early-career years.

There are 626 students at Hawaii Medical College in total, 424 are full-time undergraduates. Hawaii Medical College has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,700 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The total student population at University of Phoenix - Hawaii is 197, of which 188 students are undergraduates and of those, 188 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 100% of students at UOPX - Hawaii take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,539 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UOPX - Hawaii with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 142 students at Paul Mitchell the School Honolulu in total, 142 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

69% of Paul Mitchell the School Honolulu students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,379 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

There are 58 full-time undergraduates at Hawaii Institute of Hair Design, and 58 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 75% of students at Hawaii Institute of Hair Design take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,666 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 26.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,700 during the early-career years.

The total student population at IBS School of Cosmetology and Massage is 52, which includes 25 full-time undergraduates.

Roughly 8% of students at IBS School of Cosmetology and Massage take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,682 a year.

There are 116 undergraduates at Pacific Rim Christian University, of which 67 are full-time, and there are 145 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 57%. Of the accepted students, 58% are men and 42% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at Pacific Rim Christian University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,090 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 1 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 90% are men and 10% are women.

ICAOM has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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