Financial Aid

Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2021-2022

The figures below reflect the average estimated cost of attending the University of Hawai╩╗i Hilo as a full-time student for the 2021-2022 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. Use these estimated expense budgets to assist you in planning for enrollment at UH Hilo.

The Estimated Cost of Attendance for the 2020-2021 academic year is available for comparison by clicking here.

Undergraduate

In-State Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $7,344 $7,344 $7,344
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $1,350 $1,350 $1,350
Meals & Housing $5,530 $12,786 $8,248
Personal Expenses $2,742 $8,684 $2,742
Transportation $2,446 $2,654 $1,224
Loans Fees $70 $70 $70
Total $19,976 $33,382 $21,472

Non-Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $20,304 $20,304 $20,304
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $1,350 $1,350 $1,350
Meals & Housing $5,530 $12,786 $8,248
Personal Expenses $2,742 $8,684 $2,742
Transportation $2,446 $2,654 $1,224
Loans Fees $70 $70 $70
Total $32,936 $46,342 $34,432

WUE2/Pacific Islander3

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $11,016 $11,016 $11,016
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $1,350 $1,350 $1,350
Meals & Housing $5,530 $12,786 $8,248
Personal Expenses $2,742 $8,684 $2,742
Transportation $2,446 $2,654 $1,224
Loans Fees $70 $70 $70
Total $23,648 $37,054 $25,144

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Graduate

In-State Resident

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $5,868 $5,868 $5,868
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $674 $674 $674
Meals & Housing $5,530 $12,786 $8,248
Personal Expenses $2,742 $8,684 $2,742
Transportation $2,446 $2,654 $1,224
Loans Fees $978 $978 $978
Total $18,732 $32,138 $20,228

Non-Resident

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $13,284 $13,284 $13,284
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $674 $674 $674
Meals & Housing $5,530 $12,786 $8,248
Personal Expenses $2,742 $8,684 $2,742
Transportation $2,446 $2,654 $1,224
Loans Fees $978 $978 $978
Total $26,148 $39,554 $27,644

WRGP2/Pacific Islander3

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $8,802 $8,802 $8,802
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $674 $674 $674
Meals & Housing $5,530 $12,786 $8,248
Personal Expenses $2,742 $8,684 $2,742
Transportation $2,446 $2,654 $1,224
Loans Fees $978 $978 $978
Total $21,666 $35,072 $23,162

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College of Pharmacy

In-State Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $24,096 $24,096 $24,096
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $1,350 $1,350 $1,350
Meals & Housing $6,758 $15,626 $10,080
Personal Expenses $3,350 $10,612 $3,350
Transportation $2,988 $3,242 $1,496
Loans Fees $978 $978 $978
Medical Insurance $4,632 $4,632 $4,632
Total $44,646 $61,030 $46,476

Non-Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $41,040 $41,040 $41,040
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $1,350 $1,350 $1,350
Meals & Housing $6,758 $15,626 $10,080
Personal Expenses $3,350 $10,612 $3,350
Transportation $2,988 $3,242 $1,496
Loans Fees $978 $978 $978
Medical Insurance $4,632 $4,632 $4,632
Total $61,590 $77,974 $63,420

Pacific Islander3

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $36,144 $36,144 $36,144
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $1,350 $1,350 $1,350
Meals & Housing $6,758 $15,626 $10,080
Personal Expenses $3,350 $10,612 $3,350
Transportation $2,988 $3,242 $1,496
Loans Fees $978 $978 $978
Medical Insurance $4,632 $4,632 $4,632
Total $56,694 $73,078 $58,524

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

In-State Resident

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $14,346 $14,346 $14,346
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $1,012 $1,012 $1,012
Meals & Housing $5,530 $12,786 $8,248
Personal Expenses $2,742 $8,684 $2,742
Transportation $2,446 $2,654 $1,224
Nursing Fee $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Loans Fees $978 $978 $978
Total $28,548 $41,954 $30,044

Non-Resident

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $28,332 $28,332 $28,332
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $1,012 $1,012 $1,012
Meals & Housing $5,530 $12,786 $8,248
Personal Expenses $2,742 $8,684 $2,742
Transportation $2,446 $2,654 $1,224
Nursing Fee $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Loans Fees $978 $978 $978
Total $42,534 $55,940 $44,030

WRGP2/Pacific Islander3

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus w/ Roommates Living in Residence Halls
Tuition1 $21,519 $21,519 $21,519
Fees1 $494 $494 $494
Books & Supplies $1,012 $1,012 $1,012
Meals & Housing $5,530 $12,786 $8,248
Personal Expenses $2,742 $8,684 $2,742
Transportation $2,446 $2,654 $1,224
Nursing Fee $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Loans Fees $978 $978 $978
Total $35,721 $49,127 $37,217

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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

University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo,
200 W. K─üwili St.,
Hilo, HI 96720-4091,

Phone (808) 932-7449,
Fax: (808) 932-7797,
Email: uhhfao@hawaii.edu.


  1. Tuition and Fees for the 2021-2022 academic year are subject to change upon BOR approval. ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎

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

  3. Pacific Islander tuition rates apply to studetns from: American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Republic of Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna. ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎ ↩︎