# Hawaii Colleges

Hawaii ranked #46 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2018. Around 12,862 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $9,321 per year to get their degree at a college in Hawaii, while out of state students will pay an average of $14,256 per year.

An estimated 33% of college students in Hawaii take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,578 per year.

## Most Popular Schools in Hawaii

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

The total student population at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 17,612, of which 10,702 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average UHM 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.

Roughly 37% of students at UHM take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,149 a year. UHM has a 4.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UHM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 7,095 students at Kapiolani CC in total, 2,606 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,812 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Kapiolani CC is $30,800.

The total student population at Hawaii Pacific University is 4,146, of which 2,411 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Hawaii Pacific University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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

Roughly 62% of students at Hawaii Pacific University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,789 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Hawaii Pacific University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,539 students at UHH in total, 2,340 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at UHH, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 66% are women.

49% of UHH students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,238 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UHH 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 Leeward Community College is 6,805, of which 2,799 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

7% of Leeward CC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,646 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.5% 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 2,702 full-time undergraduates at BYU - H, and 3,143 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

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

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,392 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 $29,000 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Chaminade University of Honolulu is 2,389, of which 1,524 students are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Chaminade University of Honolulu, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

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

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,565 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,000 during the early-career years.

There are 3,082 students at University of Hawaii - West Oahu in total, 1,611 of which 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%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 26% of students at University of Hawaii - West Oahu take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,559 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

The total student population at Honolulu Community College is 3,563, of which 1,184 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

17% of Honolulu CC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,954 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.3% 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 3,302 students at UH Maui College in total, 1,178 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,966 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.8% 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 1,142 full-time undergraduates at Hawaii CC, and 2,819 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

9% of Hawaii CC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,167 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hawaii CC is $22,000.

The total student population at Windward Community College is 2,511, of which 745 students are full-time undergraduates. 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 18.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Windward CC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Phoenix - Hawaii is 741, of which 661 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UOPX - Hawaii is 5.4 years.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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 361 full-time undergraduates at Kauai CC, and 1,346 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

6% of Kauai CC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,549 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,900 during the early-career years.

There are 287 full-time undergraduates at Remington College - Honolulu Campus, and 287 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 89% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,371 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Remington College - Honolulu Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 88 full-time undergraduates at Pacific Rim Christian University, and 158 students altogether. Pacific Rim Christian University has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

About 57% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 58% are men and 42% are women.

56% of Pacific Rim Christian University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,090 a year. Pacific Rim Christian University has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

There are 621 full-time undergraduates at Hawaii Medical College, and 622 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Hawaii Medical College is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

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 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

ICAOM has a 3.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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