University of Hawaii - West Oahu Overview
Located in Kapolei, Hawaii, University of Hawaii - West Oahu is a public institution. Kapolei is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is University of Hawaii - West Oahu Known For?
- The highest award offered at University of Hawaii - West Oahu is the bachelor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 53% of the faculty were full-time.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards University of Hawaii - West Oahu has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of Hawaii - West Oahu?
Contact details for University of Hawaii - West Oahu are given below.
|Address:||91-1001 Farrington Highway, Kapolei, HI 96707-4507|
How Do I Get Into University of Hawaii - West Oahu?
You can apply to University of Hawaii - West Oahu online at: https://www.sis.hawaii.edu/uhdad/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
Admission Requirements for University of Hawaii - West Oahu
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into University of Hawaii - West Oahu?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 62% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 81%.
Average Test Scores
About 53% of students accepted to University of Hawaii - West Oahu submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 560. Math scores were between 430 and 550.
Can I Afford University of Hawaii - West Oahu?
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 University of Hawaii - West Oahu, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $4,559 a year. That adds up to $18,236 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at University of Hawaii - West Oahu is 6.8%. 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.
University of Hawaii - West Oahu Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,711 full-time undergraduates at University of Hawaii - West Oahu, 34% are male and 66% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Hawaii - West Oahu students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||32|
|Hispanic or Latino||205|
Hawaii students aren't the only ones who study at University of Hawaii - West Oahu. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 7 countries are represented at University of Hawaii - West Oahu. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, South Korea, and China.
Online Learning at University of Hawaii - West Oahu
The following chart shows how the online learning population at University of Hawaii - West Oahu has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd 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 University of Hawaii - West Oahu
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Hawaii - West Oahu was 9.1%. This is the #1,396 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of Hawaii - West Oahu regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of University of Hawaii - West Oahu majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||3%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||3%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at University of Hawaii - West Oahu 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 University of Hawaii - West Oahu.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General Social Sciences||#27|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#127|
|Business Administration & Management||#468|
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 - West Oahu Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Business Administration & Management||235||235|
|General Social Sciences||111||111|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||88||88|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||32||32|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Joel Bradshaw under License
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