University of Hawaii at Manoa

Public, Four-years School Located in Honolulu, HI

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How much is the UHM tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, UHM's tuition & fees is $12,186 for Hawaii residents and $34,218 for out-of-state students.
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 $30,331 for Hawaii residents and $52,363 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

UHM Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$12,186
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$34,218
Books & Supplies Costs$1,350
On-campus Room & Board$14,053
On-campus Expenses$2,742
Off-campus Room & Board$14,053
Off-campus Expenses$2,742
2023-2024 Estimates
Hawaii Residents Tuition & Fees$12,186
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$34,218

How Much Does it Cost to Go to UHM for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $136,872 at UHM. 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 $208,372. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $178,916.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$34,218$51,434$44,070
Sophomore (2024-25)$34,218$51,866$44,502
Junior (2025-26)$34,218$52,309$44,945
Senior (2026-27)$34,218$52,763$45,399
4 Years Total$136,872$208,372$178,916
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$34,218$51,866$44,502
Sophomore (2025-26)$34,218$52,309$44,945
Junior (2026-27)$34,218$52,763$45,399
Senior (2027-28)$34,218$53,228$45,864
4 Years Total$136,872$210,166$180,710
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$34,218$52,309$44,945
Sophomore (2026-27)$34,218$52,763$45,399
Junior (2027-28)$34,218$53,228$45,864
Senior (2028-29)$34,218$53,705$46,341
4 Years Total$136,872$212,004$182,548
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$34,218$52,763$45,399
Sophomore (2027-28)$34,218$53,228$45,864
Junior (2028-29)$34,218$53,705$46,341
Senior (2029-30)$34,218$54,194$46,830
4 Years Total$136,872$213,889$184,433
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$34,218$53,228$45,864
Sophomore (2028-29)$34,218$53,705$46,341
Junior (2029-30)$34,218$54,194$46,830
Senior (2030-31)$34,218$54,695$47,331
4 Years Total$136,872$215,821$186,365

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, UHM' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Hawaii, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $13,412.
In-StateOut-of-State
University of Hawaii at Manoa$12,186$34,218
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

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Hawaii at Manoa, 9,658 students (68%) 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 $7,364.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at UHM is $44,999 for students living on-campus and $44,999 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 2,159 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 $7,954 and the average amount of student loans is $6,943.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$30,331$52,363
COA (off-campus)$30,331$52,363
Tuition & Fees$12,186$34,218
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,145$18,145
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$18,145$18,145
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,967$44,999
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,967$44,999
Average Financial Aid$7,364$7,364
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship9,65868%$7,364
Pell Grants3,58025%$4,643
Federal Student Loan3,81227%$6,400
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid2,15980%-
Grants or Scholarships2,01274%$7,954
Federal Grants1,16743%$5,028
Pell Grants65424%$4,989
Other Federal Grants1,13442%$2,297
State/Local Grants2499%$1,849
Institutional Grants1,81667%$5,328
Student Loan Aid82931%$6,943
Federal Student Loans79830%$4,986
Other Student Loans974%$18,320
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level612577$10,432
0-30,000189189$14,615
30,001-48,000114114$13,070
48,001-75,000126125$10,105
75,001-110,0007371$6,156
110,001 or more11078$3,720

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

UHM's acceptance rate is 69.98%. A total of 19,607 applicants applied to and 13,721 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 2,939 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 21.42%.
To apply to UHM, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Recommendations. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants19,6075,558$13,906
Admitted13,7213,980$9,630
Enrolled2,9391,043$1,867
Acceptance Rate69.98%71.61%69.25%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.42%26.21%19.39%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
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 UHM. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,185 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 24.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,1851,0801,290
National Average1,168
Hawaii Average1,134
SAT EBRW605550660
SAT Math580530630
ACT Composite242027
National Average24
Hawaii Average21
ACT Math221826
ACT English221925

Student Population

University of Hawaii at Manoa has a total of 19,074 students including 14,198 undergraduate and 4,876 graduate students. By gender, there are 7,474 male students and 11,624 female students attending UHM. The school offers online degree programs and 723 students enrolled online exclusively (3.79% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total19,098 7,47411,624
Undergraduate14,120 5,5938,527
Graduate4,978 1,8813,097

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI
Phone808-956-8111
WEBhttps://manoa.hawaii.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered235 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered143 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate72.77%
Yield22.50%
Student Population19,074
Graduation Rate62%
Retention Rate79% (Full-time), 49% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties1,131 (Full-time), 543 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs3,748 (Full-time), 684 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$115,960
Average Staff Salary$79,143