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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 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

In-State Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $7,200 $7,200 $7,200
Fees1 $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 $19,022 $29,908 $23,244

Non-Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $20,160 $20,160 $20,160
Fees1 $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 $31,982 $42,868 $36,204

WUE/Pacific Islander2

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $10,800 $10,800 $10,800
Fees1 $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

In-State Resident

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $5,748 $5,748 $5,748
Fees1 $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $506 $506 $506
Meals & Housing $4,760 $14,662 $11,064
Personal Expenses $2,734 $3,164 $2,994
Transportation $2,792 $3,346 $450
Loans Fees $1,042 $1,042 $1,042
Total $18,044 $28,930 $22,266

Non-Resident

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $13,164 $13,164 $13,164
Fees1 $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $506 $506 $506
Meals & Housing $4,760 $14,662 $11,064
Personal Expenses $2,734 $3,164 $2,994
Transportation $2,792 $3,346 $450
Loans Fees $1,042 $1,042 $1,042
Total $25,460 $36,346 $29,682

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College of Pharmacy

In-State Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $23,616 $23,616 $23,616
Fees1 $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $1,012 $1,012 $1,012
Meals & Housing $5,818 $17,920 $13,522
Personal Expenses $3,342 $3,868 $3,660
Transportation $3,412 $4,090 $550
Loans Fees $1,042 $1,042 $1,042
Medical Insurance $3,854 $3,854 $3,854
Total $42,558 $55,864 $47,718

Non-Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $40,560 $40,560 $40,560
Fees1 $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $1,012 $1,012 $1,012
Meals & Housing $5,818 $17,920 $13,522
Personal Expenses $3,342 $3,868 $3,660
Transportation $3,412 $4,090 $550
Loans Fees $1,042 $1,042 $1,042
Medical Insurance $3,854 $3,854 $3,854
Total $59,502 $72,808 $64,662

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

In-State Resident

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $14,058 $14,058 $14,058
Fees1 $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $760 $760 $760
Meals & Housing $4,760 $14,662 $11,064
Personal Expenses $2,734 $3,164 $2,994
Transportation $2,792 $3,346 $450
Loans Fees $1,042 $1,042 $1,042
Total $26,608 $37,494 $30,830

Non-Resident

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents or Relatives Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $28,044 $28,044 $28,044
Fees1 $462 $462 $462
Books & Supplies $760 $760 $760
Meals & Housing $4,760 $14,662 $11,064
Personal Expenses $2,734 $3,164 $2,994
Transportation $2,792 $3,346 $450
Loans Fees $1,042 $1,042 $1,042
Total $40,594 $51,480 $44,816

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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.


  1. Tuition and Fees for the 2017-2018 academic year are subject to change upon BOR approval. ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎

  2. WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange Program): Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, and Washington State. ↩︎