Colleges in Hawaii

Hawaii has 9 private and 4 public 4-year colleges that enroll 32,411 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $7,074 (for in-state students) and $20,346 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $14,221 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of Hawaii provided $1,134,445 in financial aid to 462 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $15,336,412 in grant and scholarships to 2,504 students.

Hawaii receives less than 1% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 1,433 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $6,229,609 in pell grant ($4,644 per student on average) and 1,550 students received a total amount of $8,265,730 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($5,436 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in Hawaii

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Argosy University-Hawaii

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
for profit
$17,638 $13,056 $13,056
Open admission
Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Location: Laie, HI

Private
not for profit
$12,319 $5,240 $5,240
27%
Chaminade University of Honolulu

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
not for profit
$18,660 $23,180 $23,180
91%
Hawaii Pacific University

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
not for profit
$27,245 $23,160 $23,160
75%
Institute of Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Med

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
for profit
Pacific Rim Christian University

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
not for profit
$18,175 $9,960 $9,960
56%
Remington College-Honolulu Campus

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
not for profit
$20,904
University of Hawaii at Hilo

Location: Hilo, HI

Public $11,697 $7,200 $20,160
69%
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Location: Honolulu, HI

Public $13,520 $10,872 $32,904
85%
University of Hawaii Maui College

Location: Kahului, HI

Public $8,783 $3,024 $8,160
Open admission
University of Hawaii-West Oahu

Location: Kapolei, HI

Public $8,522 $7,200 $20,160
68%
University of Phoenix-Hawaii

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
for profit
$20,421
Open admission
World Medicine Institute

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
not for profit

2-year Colleges in Hawaii

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Hawaii Community College

Location: Hilo, HI

Public $8,982 $3,024 $8,160
Open admission
Hawaii Medical College

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
for profit
$18,350 $16,634 $16,634
Open admission
Honolulu Community College

Location: Honolulu, HI

Public $5,798 $3,024 $8,160
Open admission
Kapiolani Community College

Location: Honolulu, HI

Public $5,816 $3,024 $8,160
Open admission
Kauai Community College

Location: Lihue, HI

Public $7,844 $3,024 $8,160
Open admission
Leeward Community College

Location: Pearl City, HI

Public $3,823 $3,024 $8,160
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Honolulu

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
for profit
$18,422 $19,058 $19,058
Open admission
Windward Community College

Location: Kaneohe, HI

Public $8,650 $3,024 $8,160
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in Hawaii

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Hawaii Institute of Hair Design

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
for profit
$12,538 $13,237
Open admission
Mauna Loa Helicopters

Location: Kailua Kona, HI

Private
for profit
Med-Assist School of Hawaii Inc

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
for profit
$25,728 $15,700
Open admission
Travel Institute of the Pacific

Location: Honolulu, HI

Private
for profit
$24,545 $14,737
Open admission