Chaminade University of Honolulu

Private, Four-years School Located in Honolulu, HI

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How much is the Chaminade University of Honolulu tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Chaminade University of Honolulu's tuition & fees is $29,970.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $49,860 when a student lives on-campus.

Chaminade University of Honolulu Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$29,970
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$15,650
On-campus Expenses$2,640
Off-campus Room & Board$14,450
Off-campus Expenses$2,640
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$32,717

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Chaminade University of Honolulu for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $135,619 at Chaminade University of Honolulu. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $215,911. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $147,332.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$31,467$50,444$34,532
Sophomore (2024-25)$33,039$52,729$36,022
Junior (2025-26)$34,690$55,119$37,577
Senior (2026-27)$36,423$57,619$39,201
4 Years Total$135,619$215,911$147,332
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$33,039$52,729$36,022
Sophomore (2025-26)$34,690$55,119$37,577
Junior (2026-27)$36,423$57,619$39,201
Senior (2027-28)$38,243$60,235$40,896
4 Years Total$142,395$225,701$153,696
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$34,690$55,119$37,577
Sophomore (2026-27)$36,423$57,619$39,201
Junior (2027-28)$38,243$60,235$40,896
Senior (2028-29)$40,153$62,971$42,667
4 Years Total$149,508$235,943$160,341
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$36,423$57,619$39,201
Sophomore (2027-28)$38,243$60,235$40,896
Junior (2028-29)$40,153$62,971$42,667
Senior (2029-30)$42,159$65,834$44,515
4 Years Total$156,977$246,659$167,279
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$38,243$60,235$40,896
Sophomore (2028-29)$40,153$62,971$42,667
Junior (2029-30)$42,159$65,834$44,515
Senior (2030-31)$44,265$68,829$46,445
4 Years Total$164,820$257,869$174,524

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Chaminade University of Honolulu' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Hawaii, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,298.
Chaminade University of Honolulu$29,970
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Hawaii Four-years Colleges$17,839
Public Schools$5,021$13,412
Private Schools$20,298

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Chaminade University of Honolulu and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Chaminade University of HonoluluHonolulu, HI$29,970$26,040
DeVry University-TexasIrving, TX$17,488$17,552
Saint Francis UniversityLoretto, PA$41,720$21,940
Indiana Wesleyan University-MarionMarion, IN$31,168$11,970
Stetson UniversityDeLand, FL$55,220$17,586
Medaille UniversityBuffalo, NY$34,000$23,131
Upper Iowa UniversityFayette, IA$19,000$18,958
Baldwin Wallace UniversityBerea, OH$37,938$12,168
Southern Adventist UniversityCollegedale, TN$25,590$12,870
University of New EnglandBiddeford, ME$42,550$32,175
Neumann UniversityAston, PA$37,300$11,300

Financial Aid and COA

At Chaminade University of Honolulu, 1,411 students (91%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $15,155.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Chaminade University of Honolulu is $34,705 for students living on-campus and $33,505 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 280 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $14,216 and the average amount of student loans is $7,761.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$49,860
COA (off-campus)$48,660
Tuition & Fees$29,970
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$19,890
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$18,690
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$34,705
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$33,505
Average Financial Aid$15,155
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,41191%$15,155
Pell Grants64542%$5,810
Federal Student Loan56436%$7,317
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid280100%-
Grants or Scholarships26695%$14,216
Federal Grants16057%$6,136
Pell Grants16057%$5,789
Other Federal Grants7426%$750
State/Local Grants0--
Institutional Grants18365%$15,299
Student Loan Aid9433%$7,761
Federal Student Loans8932%$5,084
Other Student Loans166%$17,314

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Chaminade University of Honolulu's acceptance rate is 90.08%. A total of 1,502 applicants applied to and 1,353 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 290 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 21.43%.
To apply to Chaminade University of Honolulu, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and Formal demonstration of competencies. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate90.08%91.74%89.57%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.43%28.88%19.11%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Chaminade University of Honolulu. Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,174.

Student Population

Chaminade University of Honolulu has a total of 2,369 students including 1,583 undergraduate and 786 graduate students. By gender, there are 602 male students and 1,612 female students attending Chaminade University of Honolulu. The school offers online degree programs and 764 students enrolled online exclusively (32.25% of all students).
Total2,214 6021,612
Undergraduate1,549 4221,127
Graduate665 180485

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered55 Programs
Online Program Offered20 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered19 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate93.02%
Student Population2,369
Graduation Rate66%
Retention Rate71% (Full-time), 44% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties86 (Full-time), 109 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs261 (Full-time), 129 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$76,912
Average Staff Salary$64,677