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Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2016-2017

The figures below reflect the average estimated cost of attending the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo as a full-time student for the 2016-2017 academic year. Your actual costs may vary depending your living arrangements and lifestyle. Remember, personal expenses, transportation costs, housing and meal costs off-campus, are not amounts you pay the university but are included below to help you plan for these expenses. It is hoped that these estimated expense budgets can assist you in planning for enrollment at UH Hilo.

Undergraduate

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time In-State Resident Non-Resident
Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition* $7,200 $7,200 $7,200 $20,160 $20,160 $20,160
Fees* $450 $450 $450 $450 $450 $450
Books & Supplies $952 $952 $952 $952 $952 $952
Meals & Housing $4,482 $13,806 $10,418 $4,482 $13,806 $10,418
Personal Expenses $2,574 $2,980 $2,818 $2,574 $2,980 $2,818
Transportation $2,628 $3,150 $450 $2,628 $3,150 $450
Loans Fees $70 $70 $70 $70 $70 $70
Total $18,356 $28,608 $22,358 $31,316 $41,568 $35,318
12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time WUE/Pacific Islander
Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition* $10,800 $10,800 $10,800
Fees* $450 $450 $450
Books & Supplies $952 $952 $952
Meals & Housing $4,482 $13,806 $10,418
Personal Expenses $2,574 $2,980 $2,818
Transportation $2,628 $3,150 $450
Loans Fees $70 $70 $70
Total $21,956 $32,208 $25,958

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Graduate

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time In-State Resident Non-Resident
Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition* $5,748 $5,748 $5,748 $13,164 $13,164 $13,164
Fees* $450 $450 $450 $450 $450 $450
Books & Supplies $476 $476 $476 $476 $476 $476
Meals & Housing $4,482 $13,806 $10,418 $4,482 $13,806 $10,418
Personal Expenses $2,574 $2,980 $2,818 $2,574 $2,980 $2,818
Transportation $2,628 $3,150 $450 $2,628 $3,150 $450
Loans Fees $984 $984 $984 $984 $984 $984
Total $17,342 $27,594 $21,344 $24,758 $35,010 $28,760

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College of Pharmacy

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time In-State Resident Non-Resident
Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition* $23,376 $23,376 $23,376 $40,320 $40,320 $40,320
Fees* $450 $450 $450 $450 $450 $450
Books & Supplies $952 $952 $952 $952 $952 $952
Meals & Housing $5,478 $16,874 $12,732 $5,478 $16,874 $12,732
Personal Expenses $3,146 $3,642 $3,444 $3,146 $3,642 $3,444
Transportation $3,212 $3,850 $550 $3,212 $3,850 $550
Loans Fees $984 $984 $984 $984 $984 $984
Medical Insurance $4,620 $4,620 $4,620 $4,620 $4,620 $4,620
Total $42,218 $54,748 $47,108 $59,162 $71,692 $64,052

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time In-State Resident Non-Resident
Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition* $14,058 $14,058 $14,058 $28,044 $28,044 $28,044
Fees* $450 $450 $450 $450 $450 $450
Books & Supplies $714 $714 $714 $714 $714 $714
Meals & Housing $4,482 $13,806 $10,418 $4,482 $13,806 $10,418
Personal Expenses $2,574 $2,980 $2,818 $2,574 $2,980 $2,818
Transportation $2,628 $3,150 $450 $2,628 $3,150 $450
Loans Fees $984 $984 $984 $984 $984 $984
Total $25,890 $36,142 $29,892 $39,876 $50,128 $43,878

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Student Budget Notations

  • *Tuition and Fees for the 2016-2017 academic year are subject to change upon BOR approval.
  • **WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange Program): Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, and Washington State.

The Financial Aid Office provides assistance to qualified students based on financial need. Federal, state, and certain private aid programs are administered by this office. For further inquiry, please contact us at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, 200 W. Kāwili St., Hilo, HI 96720-4091, Phone (808) 932-7449, Fax: (808) 932-7797, or Email: uhhfao@hawaii.edu.