Hawaii Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2019

How much does it cost to attend college in Hawaii?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Hawaii was $8,578 for the 2017-2018 academic year. This is $5,534 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Hawaii cheaper than average as the 46th most expensive and 7th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($126) from the 2015-2016 average of $8,704 and represents a -1.45% annual decline. The list of Hawaii colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 16 colleges and universities in Hawaii, the most popular being University of Hawaii at Manoa with 13,553 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,872. Chaminade University of Honolulu is the most expensive in Hawaii with an in-state tuition of $24,400.

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 2017-2018 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Explore Hawaii Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Brigham Young University Hawaii
Laie, 2,419 Students
$5,400 71 83
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Honolulu, 1,776 Students
$24,400 21 8
Hawaii Community College
Hilo, 1,157 Students
$3,024 - -
Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, 2,997 Students
$24,200 - -
Honolulu Community College
Honolulu, 1,263 Students
$3,024 - -
Kapiolani Community College
Honolulu, 2,713 Students
$3,024 - -
Kauai Community College
Lihue, 421 Students
$3,024 - -
Leeward Community College
Pearl City, 2,951 Students
$3,024 - -
New Hope Christian College
Honolulu, 84 Students
$9,960 - -
Remington College Honolulu Campus
Honolulu, 405 Students
$16,950 - -
University of Hawaii at Hilo
Hilo, 2,863 Students
$7,200 37 73
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, 13,553 Students
$10,872 48 74
University of Hawaii Maui College
Kahului, 1,167 Students
$3,024 - -
University of Hawaii West Oahu
Pearl City, 1,566 Students
$7,200 - -
University of Phoenix Hawaii Campus
Honolulu, 1,087 Students
$9,900 - -
Windward Community College
Kaneohe, 812 Students
$3,024 - -