University of Hawaii at Hilo Graduate Schools

University of Hawaii at Hilo (referred to as UHH) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hilo, HI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Hawaii at Hilo is $12,230 for Hawaii residents and $27,062 for out-of-state students. The school has 480 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,243 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Hawaii at Hilo (referred to as UHH) is a Public, 4 years school located in Hilo, HI. It is classified as a Master's College and University (smaller programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (6/30/1976 - Current).
UHH Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Hawaii at Hilo (UHH)
Address200 W Kawili St, Hilo, HI 96720-4091
Phone808-932-7446
Webhttps://www.hilo.hawaii.edu
Online Applicationhttps://hilo.hawaii.edu/admissions/forms
Financial Infohttps://hilo.hawaii.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Hawaii at Hilo is $12,230 for Hawaii residents and $27,062 for out-of-state students. The school has 480 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,243 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 45 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$27,062
$12,230 for Hawaii Residents
Student Population480
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs45 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Hawaii at Hilo is $12,230 for Hawaii residents and $27,062 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $489 for Hawaii residents and $1,107 for out-of-state students.
University of Hawaii at Hilo offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Hawaii at Hilo offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Hawaii at Hilo is $12,230 for Hawaii residents and $27,062 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$11,496$448$26,328$448
2018-2019$11,616$448$26,448$448
2019-2020$11,736$448$26,568$448
2020-2021$11,736$494$26,568$494
2021-2022$11,736$494$26,568$494
The graduate school tuition & fees of UHH is average compared to public graduate schools in Hawaii. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the Hawaii graduate tuition is $30,806 (public) / $17,793 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Hawaii at Hilo$12,230$27,062
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Hawaii Graduate Schools$14,943$19,928
Public$14,366$30,806
Private$17,793
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $19,586 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Hawaii at Hilo. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.31% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $24,124. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.53% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$11,064$3,444$14,662$6,510
2018-2019$8,248$3,522$15,044$6,678
2019-2020$8,248$3,574$15,302$6,788
2020-2021$8,248$3,928$14,494$8,152
2021-2022$8,248$3,966$12,786$11,338
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $489 for Hawaii residents and $1,107 for other students at University of Hawaii at Hilo. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$479$1,097
2018-2019$484$1,102
2019-2020$489$1,107
2020-2021$489$1,107
2021-2022$489$1,107
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Hawaii at Hilo.
2021-2022 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Pharmacy$24,096$494$41,040$494

Graduate Programs at UHH

University of Hawaii at Hilo offers 11 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 143 students have completed their study at University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Offered Degrees at University of Hawaii at Hilo
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7155
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship202
Doctor's degree - other2086
Total111143
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Hawaii at Hilo by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Environmental Science program with 26 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 78 completers.
University of Hawaii at Hilo offers 11 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 143 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 55 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 86 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 17 completers-
Environmental Science17-
Education [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)13-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Hawaiian Language and Literature1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis0-
Psychology [+] 24 completers-
Counseling Psychology24-
Total55
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Hawaiian Language and Literature1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Pharmaceutical Sciences1-
Total2
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 86 completers-
Pharmacy78-
Nursing Practice8-
Total86

Graduate Student Population at UHH

For academic year 2021-2022, total 480 students enrolled into University of Hawaii at Hilo graduate schools where it has total 3,243 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 294 full-time and 186 part-time graduate students. By gender, 147 male and 333 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total480147333
Full-time29484210
Part-tme18663123
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 89 White (18.54%), 7 Black/African American (1.46%), 68 Hispanic (14.17%), 131 Asian (27.29%), and 185 students with other races. 13 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total480147333
American Indian/Native American615
Asian1314388
Black/African American716
Hispanic681751
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander21813
White892267
Two More1444797
Un-Known110
Non-resident Alien1376
University of Hawaii at Hilo offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 130 graduate students (27.08% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 51 graduate students (10.63% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total480
Enrolled Online Exclusively130
Enrolled Some Online Courses51
Not in Online Courses299
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Hawaii at Hilo. 138 students are aged 20 to 24 (28.75% of total students), 21 students are aged above 50 (4.38%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total480147333
Age 20-2129920
Age 22-241092584
Age 25-2916662104
Age 30-34752253
Age 35-39421824
Age 40-4938830
Age 50-6416313
Over 64505

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