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Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2017-2018

The figures below reflect the average estimated cost of attending the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo as a full-time student for the 2017-2018 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* $462 $462 $462 $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $1,012 $1,012 $1,012 $1,012 $1,012 $1,012
Meals & Housing $4,760 $14,662 $11,064 $4,760 $14,662 $11,064
Personal Expenses $2,734 $3,164 $2,994 $2,734 $3,164 $2,994
Transportation $2,792 $3,346 $450 $2,792 $3,346 $450
Loans Fees $62 $62 $62 $62 $62 $62
Total $19,022 $29,908 $23,244 $31,982 $42,868 $36,204
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* $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $1,012 $1,012 $1,012
Meals & Housing $4,760 $14,662 $11,064
Personal Expenses $2,734 $3,164 $2,994
Transportation $2,792 $3,346 $450
Loans Fees $62 $62 $62
Total $22,622 $33,508 $26,844

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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* $462 $462 $462 $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $506 $506 $506 $506 $506 $506
Meals & Housing $4,760 $14,662 $11,064 $4,760 $14,662 $11,064
Personal Expenses $2,734 $3,164 $2,994 $2,734 $3,164 $2,994
Transportation $2,792 $3,346 $450 $2,792 $3,346 $450
Loans Fees $1,042 $1,042 $1,042 $1,042 $1,042 $1,042
Total $18,044 $28,930 $22,266 $25,460 $36,346 $29,682

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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* $23,616 $23,616 $23,616 $40,560 $40,560 $40,560
Fees* $462 $462 $462 $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $1,012 $1,012 $1,012 $1,012 $1,012 $1,012
Meals & Housing $5,818 $17,920 $13,522 $5,818 $17,920 $13,522
Personal Expenses $3,342 $3,868 $3,660 $3,342 $3,868 $3,660
Transportation $3,412 $4,090 $550 $3,412 $4,090 $550
Loans Fees $1,042 $1,042 $1,042 $1,042 $1,042 $1,042
Medical Insurance $3,854 $3,854 $3,854 $3,854 $3,854 $3,854
Total $42,558 $55,864 $47,718 $59,502 $72,808 $64,662

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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* $462 $462 $462q $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $760 $760 $760 $760 $760 $760
Meals & Housing $4,760 $14,662 $11,064 $4,760 $14,662 $11,064
Personal Expenses $2,734 $3,164 $2,994 $2,734 $3,164 $2,994
Transportation $2,792 $3,346 $450 $2,792 $3,346 $450
Loans Fees $1,042 $1,042 $1,042 $1,042 $1,042 $1,042
Total $26,608 $37,494 $30,830 $40,594 $51,480 $44,816

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Student Budget Notations

  • *Tuition and Fees for the 2017-2018 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 Hawai╩╗i at Hilo, 200 W. K─üwili St., Hilo, HI 96720-4091, Phone (808) 932-7449, Fax: (808) 932-7797, or Email: uhhfao@hawaii.edu.