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21 Colleges
14,167 Yearly Graduations
$38,120 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$22,986 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Hawaii ranked #46 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 14,167 students received some type of diploma that year. Hawaii colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $9,530 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $14,774 per year.

About 33% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,746 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
4,551 Yearly Degrees
$15,912 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 17,612 students at UHM in total, 10,702 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UHM is 4.7 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 35% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 37% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,149 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#2

Kapiolani Community College

Honolulu, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
1,212 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Kapiolani Community College is 7,095, of which 2,606 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at Kapiolani CC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,800 during the early-career years.

#3

Leeward Community College

Pearl City, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
1,135 Yearly Degrees

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.

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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,700 during the early-career years.

#4

Honolulu Community College

Honolulu, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
906 Yearly Degrees

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.

Roughly 17% of students at Honolulu CC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
895 Yearly Degrees
$11,736 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 3,539 students at UHH in total, 2,340 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UHH is 4.8 years.

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

49% of UHH students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,238 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UHH is $27,800.

#6

Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, Hawaii
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
870 Yearly Degrees
$20,250 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 4,146 students at Hawaii Pacific University in total, 2,411 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Hawaii Pacific University is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 26% of accepted students are men, and 74% are women.

62% of Hawaii Pacific University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,789 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hawaii Pacific University is $35,600.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
723 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Brigham Young University - Hawaii is 3,143, of which 2,702 students are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at BYU - H is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 37%. 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 6.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BYU - H is $29,000.

Public Public vs. Private
701 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,178 full-time undergraduates at UH Maui College, and 3,302 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UH Maui College is $26,700.

Public Public vs. Private
643 Yearly Degrees

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%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 26% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,559 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,600 during the early-career years.

#10

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, Hawaii
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
606 Yearly Degrees
$24,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Chaminade University of Honolulu is 2,389, of which 1,524 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

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

33% of Chaminade University of Honolulu students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,565 a year. Chaminade University of Honolulu has a 6.5% 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 Chaminade University of Honolulu is $30,000.

#11

Hawaii Community College

Hilo, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
587 Yearly Degrees

There are 2,819 students at Hawaii CC in total, 1,142 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at Hawaii CC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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

#12

Kauai Community College

Lihue, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
343 Yearly Degrees

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 18.1% 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.

#13

Windward Community College

Kaneohe, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
326 Yearly Degrees

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.

15% of Windward CC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#14

Hawaii Medical College

Honolulu, Hawaii
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
240 Yearly Degrees

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

Roughly 14% of students at Hawaii Medical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

#15

University of Phoenix - Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
197 Yearly Degrees
$16,752 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 661 full-time undergraduates at UOPX - Hawaii, and 741 students altogether. It takes the average UOPX - Hawaii undergraduate about 5.4 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 100% of students at UOPX - Hawaii take out loans to pay for college. 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.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
69 Yearly Degrees

There are 133 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School-Honolulu, and 133 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 69% of students at Paul Mitchell the School-Honolulu take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

#17

Hawaii Institute of Hair Design

Honolulu, Hawaii
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Hawaii Institute of Hair Design is 95, of which 95 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees

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

#19

Pacific Rim Christian University

Honolulu, Hawaii
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
35 Yearly Degrees
$9,900 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 88 full-time undergraduates at Pacific Rim Christian University, and 158 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

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

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,090 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

#20

Mauna Loa Helicopters

Kailua Kona, Hawaii
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
14 Yearly Degrees

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

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

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees
$13,500 Yearly Tuition (In-State

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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