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University of Hawaii Maui College Overview

University of Hawaii Maui College is a public institution situated in Kahului, Hawaii. The city atmosphere of Kahului makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is University of Hawaii Maui College Known For?

701 Undergraduate Awards
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at UH Maui College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 49% of the faculty were full-time.

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University of Hawaii Maui College Rankings

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 UH Maui College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Best Culinary Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Personal & Culinary Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is University of Hawaii Maui College?

Location of University of Hawaii Maui College

Contact details for UH Maui College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 310 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI 96732-1617
Phone: 808-984-3500

How Do I Get Into UH Maui College?

You can apply to UH Maui College online at:

Since University of Hawaii Maui College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford University of Hawaii Maui College?

10% Take Out Loans
23.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UH Maui College, approximately 10% of students took out student loans averaging $4,966 a year. That adds up to $19,864 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UH Maui College is 23.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

University of Hawaii Maui College Undergraduate Student Diversity

999 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
83% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,092 undergraduate students at UH Maui College, with 999 being full-time and 2,093 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UH Maui College

Gender Diversity

Of the 999 full-time undergraduates at UH Maui College, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UH Maui College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Hawaii Maui College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UH Maui College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 300
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 124
White 134
International Students 31
Other Races/Ethnicities 404

Geographic Diversity

Hawaii students aren't the only ones who study at University of Hawaii Maui College. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 21 countries are represented at UH Maui College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, South Korea, and Brazil.

Online Learning at University of Hawaii Maui College

502 Took All Classes Online
1,274 Took At Least One Class Online
4.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,274 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UH Maui College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 7th 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 UH Maui College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Hawaii Maui College was 4.6%. This is the #1,700 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UH Maui College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business, Management & Marketing 12%

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%.

University of Hawaii Maui College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 297 0 0 297
Culinary Arts 29 28 0 57
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 49 0 49
Nursing 40 0 0 40
General Business/Commerce 16 15 0 31
Accounting 15 15 0 30
Hospitality Management 11 13 0 24
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 13 10 0 23
Human Services 8 8 0 16
Computer Engineering Technology 6 9 0 15
Dental Support Services 15 0 0 15
Criminal Justice & Corrections 9 6 0 15
Building Management & Inspection 6 8 0 14
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6 6 0 12
Ethnic Studies 12 0 0 12
Business Support & Assistant Services 9 2 0 11
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 8 8
Sustainability Science 0 0 7 7
Agricultural Production 3 3 0 6
Natural Sciences 6 0 0 6
Construction 4 1 0 5
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 4 4
Graphic Communications 3 0 0 3
Textile & Apparel Studies 1 0 0 1
Natural Resource Management 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 509 173 19 701


*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.

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