University of Hawaii at Hilo


The University of Hawai‘i at Hilo is a public university with a comprehensive portfolio of distinguished undergraduate programs, complemented by select graduate and professional degrees that seek to improve the quality of life of the people of Hawai‘i Island and state. 

The purpose of our university ‘ohana/family is to challenge students to reach their highest level of academic achievement by inspiring learning, discovery and creativity inside and outside the classroom. Our kuleana/responsibility is to improve the quality of life of the people of Hawai‘i, the Pacific region and the world.

We are committed to excellence in higher education and learning with aloha. We inspire our students to explore, investigate and discover, through the cultivation of innovation, creativity, and critical thinking. Our faculty and students undertake research activities that enhance both our students’ learning and our university’s contribution to academia and society.

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NOTE: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's most recent annual Tuition and Fees Report (published in December) and do not include fees. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office of the institution where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Accounting   BA    
Administration of Justice   BA    
Agriculture   BS    
Anthropology   BA    
Art   BA    
Astronomy   BS    
Biology   BA, BS    
Business   BA    
Chemistry   BA    
Communication   BA    
Computer Science   BS    
English   BA    
Environmental Science   BS    
Environmental Studies   BA    
Gender & Women's Studies   BA    
Geography   BA    
Geology   BA, BS    
Hawaiian Studies   BA    
History   BA    
Japanese Studies   BA    
Kinesiology and Exercise Science   BA    
Linguistics   BA    
Marine Science   BA, BS    
Mathematics   BA    
Natural Science   BA    
Performing Arts   BA    
Philosophy   BA    
Physics   BA    
Political Science   BA    
Pre-Engineering   No Degree    
Pre-Nursing   No Degree    
Pre-Veterinarian   No Degree    
Psychology   BA    
Sociology   BA    

Enrollment Information

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
University of Hawaii at Hilo
200 W. Kawili Street
Hilo, HI 96720
(800) 897-HILO


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