Public Colleges in Hawaii

The 2021 Directory of Hawaii Public Colleges and Costs

Hawaii Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend public college in Hawaii?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Hawaii was $7,284 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a change of $105 from the 2018-2019 average of $7,179 and represents a 1.46% annual increase. The list of Hawaii public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Hawaii and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 10 public colleges and universities in Hawaii, the most popular being University of Hawaii at Manoa with 13,329 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $11,304. University of Hawaii at Manoa is the most expensive public school in Hawaii with an in-state tuition of $11,304.

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.

<Academic 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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Hawaii Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Hawaii Community College

Hilo, Hawaii

$3,144 NA NA
Honolulu Community College

Honolulu, Hawaii

$3,144 NA NA
Kapiolani Community College

Honolulu, Hawaii

$3,144 NA NA
Kauai Community College

Lihue, Hawaii

$3,144 NA NA
Leeward Community College

Pearl City, Hawaii

$3,144 NA NA
University of Hawaii at Hilo

Hilo, Hawaii

$7,344 51 46
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii

$11,304 71 62
University of Hawaii Maui College

Kahului, Hawaii

$3,144 NA NA
University of Hawaii West Oahu

Pearl City, Hawaii

$7,344 42 18
Windward Community College

Kaneohe, Hawaii

$3,144 NA NA