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8 Colleges
$45,547 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,562 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2021, 535 students received a nursing degree from a college in Hawaii, making it rank #49 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $11,387 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $18,329 a year.

An estimated 21% of college students in Hawaii take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,391 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
$12,186 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
29% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 18,025, of which 13,203 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,688 are full-time. It takes the average UH Manoa undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 70%. Around 29% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,474 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UH Manoa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $44,651 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#1

Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, Hawaii
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$31,940 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
54% Freshmen Loans

There are 3,800 undergraduates at Hawaii Pacific University, of which 2,152 are full-time, and there are 4,243 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Hawaii Pacific University is 4.4 years.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 20% of accepted students are men, and 80% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at Hawaii Pacific University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,286 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,645 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$28,544 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
32% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Chaminade University of Honolulu is 2,208, of which 1,634 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,428 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 24% of accepted students are men, and 76% are women.

Approximately 32% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,304 a year. Chaminade University of Honolulu has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,658 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$7,838 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
31% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at University of Hawaii at Hilo is 3,165, of which 2,671 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,112 are full-time. For undergraduates at UH Hilo, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 29% of accepted students are men, and 70% are women.

31% of UH Hilo students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,448 a year. UH Hilo has a 3.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UH Hilo with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,197 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
$3,284 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
4% Freshmen Loans

There are 2,936 students at UH Maui College in total, 843 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at UH Maui College. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

Roughly 4% of students at UH Maui College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,346 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,998 during the early-career years.

#6

Kapiolani Community College

Honolulu, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
$3,284 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
10% Freshmen Loans

There are 1,997 full-time undergraduates at Kapiolani CC, and 6,369 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

10% of Kapiolani CC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,114 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,705 during the early-career years.

#7

Hawaii Community College

Hilo, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
$3,204 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
3% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Hawaii Community College is 2,430, which includes 950 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

3% of Hawaii CC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,602 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Hawaii CC is $28,975.

#8

Kauai Community College

Lihue, Hawaii
Public Public vs. Private
$3,252 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
1% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Kauai Community College is 1,461, which includes 335 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,550 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Kauai CC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,686 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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