Hawaii Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2016

How much does it cost to attend college in Hawaii?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Hawaii was $8,704 for the 2015-2016 academic year. This is $4,882 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Hawaii cheaper than average as the 45th most expensive and 8th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $242 from the 2014-2015 average of $8,462 and represents a 2.86% annual increase. The list of Hawaii colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 18 colleges and universities in Hawaii, the most popular being University of Hawaii at Manoa with 14,526 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,344. Hawaii Pacific University is the most expensive in Hawaii with an in-state tuition of $22,160.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Hawaii colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Hawaii or cheap Hawaii colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2015-2016 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Explore Hawaii Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Argosy University Hawaii
Honolulu, 456 Students
$13,872 n/a n/a
Brigham Young University Hawaii
Laie, 2,429 Students
$5,100 76 84
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Honolulu, 2,150 Students
$21,650 18 n/a
Hawaii Community College
Hilo, 1,450 Students
$2,880 n/a n/a
Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, 3,812 Students
$22,160 n/a n/a
Heald College Honolulu
Honolulu, 871 Students
$13,500 n/a n/a
Honolulu Community College
Honolulu, 1,556 Students
$2,880 n/a n/a
Kapiolani Community College
Honolulu, 2,994 Students
$2,880 n/a n/a
Kauai Community College
Lihue, 546 Students
$2,880 n/a n/a
Leeward Community College
Pearl City, 3,195 Students
$2,880 n/a n/a
New Hope Christian College
Honolulu, 60 Students
$9,480 n/a n/a
Remington College Honolulu Campus
Honolulu, 442 Students
$16,950 n/a n/a
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, 3,159 Students
$6,912 25 60
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, 14,526 Students
$10,344 48 75
University of Hawaii Maui College
Kahului, 1,325 Students
$2,880 n/a n/a
University of Hawaii West Oahu
Pearl City, 1,209 Students
$6,912 n/a n/a
University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus
Honolulu, 1,593 Students
$9,635 n/a n/a
Windward Community College
Kaneohe, 936 Students
$2,880 n/a n/a

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