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 590 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,406 including undergraduate students.

University of Hawaii at Hilo 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://hilo.hawaii.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.sis.hawaii.edu/uhdad/bwskalog.P_DispLoginNon
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 590 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,406 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 11 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 2 programs are available online classes.
UHH Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$27,062
$12,230 for Hawaii Residents
Student Population590
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs11 graduate programs
(2 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio12 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 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.
UHH 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Hawaii Residents$12,230
Out-of-State$27,062
Tuition per Credit Hour
Hawaii Residents$489
Out-of-State$1,107
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 at UHH
Distance Learning (Online Classes)2 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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Hawaii Graduate Schools$14,366$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 Costs
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

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, 157 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 Degree7277
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship202
Doctor's degree - other2078
Total112157
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 Education program with 22 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 75 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 157 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 77 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 78 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 [+] 12 completers-
Environmental Science12-
Education [+] (1 completers) 44 completers-
Education22-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)22-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] (2 completers) 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis2-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology0-
Psychopharmacology0-
Counseling Psychology11-
Total77
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Pharmaceutical Sciences2-
Total2
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 78 completers-
Pharmacy75-
Nursing Practice3-
Total78

Graduate Student Population at UHH

For academic year 2021-2022, total 494 students enrolled into University of Hawaii at Hilo graduate schools where it has total 3,406 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 349 full-time and 145 part-time graduate students. By gender, 164 male and 330 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
Total494164330
Full-time349116233
Part-tme1454897
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 76 White (15.38%), 12 Black/African American (2.43%), 68 Hispanic (13.77%), 152 Asian (30.77%), and 186 students with other races. 13 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total494164330
American Indian/Native American624
Asian15250102
Black/African American1248
Hispanic681949
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1798
White762155
Two More14949100
Un-Known110
Non-resident Alien1394
University of Hawaii at Hilo offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 109 graduate students (22.06% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 53 graduate students (10.73% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total494
Enrolled Online Exclusively109
Enrolled Some Online Courses53
Not in Online Courses332

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