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Chaminade University of Honolulu Overview

Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, Chaminade University of Honolulu is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Honolulu makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Chaminade University of Honolulu Known For?

405 Undergraduate Awards
$33,439 Avg Cost After Aid
92% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Chaminade University of Honolulu.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Chaminade University of Honolulu Rankings

Out of the 9 colleges in Hawaii, Chaminade University of Honolulu is ranked at #2.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Chaminade University of Honolulu.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#58 Best Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#66 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Chaminade University of Honolulu has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#30 Highest Paid Education Graduates College Factual
#48 Best Colleges for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting College Factual
#48 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#57 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#58 Best Teaching Bachelor’s Degree Schools Teaching Degree Search
#63 Best Colleges for Criminal Justice & Corrections College Factual

Where Is Chaminade University of Honolulu?

Location of Chaminade University of Honolulu

Contact details for Chaminade University of Honolulu are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816-1578
Phone: 808-735-4711
Website: https://www.chaminade.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ChaminadeUniversity
Twitter: http://twitter.com/Chaminade_Univ

How Do I Get Into Chaminade University of Honolulu?

You can apply to Chaminade University of Honolulu online at: https://apps.chaminade.edu/forms/apps/ug/

Admission Requirements for Chaminade University of Honolulu

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Chaminade University of Honolulu?

92% Acceptance Rate
69% Of Accepted Are Women
60% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 92%, Chaminade University of Honolulu is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 31% of accepted students are men and 69% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 94%, and the acceptance rate for women is 92%.

Average Test Scores

About 60% of students accepted to Chaminade University of Honolulu submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 490 and 600. Math scores were between 470 and 580.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Chaminade University of Honolulu  ( 490 to 600 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Chaminade University of Honolulu  ( 470 to 580 )
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800
Chaminade University of Honolulu received ACT scores from 43% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Chaminade University of Honolulu  ( 18 to 23 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Chaminade University of Honolulu  ( 17 to 24 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Chaminade University of Honolulu  ( 19 to 23 )
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36

Can I Afford Chaminade University of Honolulu?

$33,439 Net Price
33% Take Out Loans
6.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Chaminade University of Honolulu is $33,439. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Chaminade University of Honolulu, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $5,565 a year. That adds up to $22,260 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Chaminade University of Honolulu is 6.5%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Chaminade University of Honolulu Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,401 Full-Time Undergraduates
71% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,646 undergraduate students at Chaminade University of Honolulu, with 1,401 being full-time and 245 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Chaminade University of Honolulu

There are also 504 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,401 full-time undergraduates at Chaminade University of Honolulu, 29% are male and 71% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Chaminade University of Honolulu

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Chaminade University of Honolulu students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Chaminade University of Honolulu Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 434
Black or African American 55
Hispanic or Latino 58
White 186
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 653

Geographic Diversity

Hawaii students aren't the only ones who study at Chaminade University of Honolulu. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 22 countries are represented at Chaminade University of Honolulu. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, China, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at Chaminade University of Honolulu

485 Took All Classes Online
1,103 Took At Least One Class Online
-5.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 10 bachelor’s degree and 7 master’s degree programs available online at Chaminade University of Honolulu. In 2017-2018, 1,103 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Chaminade University of Honolulu has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in Hawaii for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Chaminade University of Honolulu

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Chaminade University of Honolulu was -5.7%. This is the #2,495 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Chaminade University of Honolulu regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Chaminade University of Honolulu majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
English Language & Literature 79%
General English Literature 79%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 9%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Chaminade University of Honolulu ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Chaminade University of Honolulu.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Religious Studies #59
General English Literature #71
Philosophy & Religious Studies #73
History #76
History #76
English Language & Literature #130
General Psychology #178
Special Education #208
Psychology #239
Educational Administration #273
Teacher Education Grade Specific #322
Criminal Justice & Corrections #462

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Chaminade University of Honolulu Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6 80 16 102
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1 50 41 92
Business Administration & Management 3 29 48 80
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 66 66
Nursing 0 60 0 60
General Psychology 0 43 0 43
Liberal Arts General Studies 33 1 0 34
General Biology 0 19 0 19
Educational Administration 0 0 16 16
General English Literature 0 14 0 14
Accounting 0 9 3 12
History 0 12 0 12
Design & Applied Arts 0 10 0 10
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 9 0 9
Communication & Media Studies 0 9 0 9
Natural Resources Conservation 0 7 0 7
Special Education 0 1 4 5
International Business 0 2 2 4
Theological & Ministerial Studies 0 0 4 4
Religious Studies 0 3 0 3
International Relations & National Security 0 3 0 3
General Education 0 0 1 1
Behavioral Science 0 1 0 1
Marketing 0 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0 0
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0
General Social Sciences 0 0 0 0
Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 362 201 606

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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