Financial Aid

Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2023-2024

The figures below reflect the average estimated cost of attending the University of Hawaiʻi Hilo as a full-time student for the 2023-2024 academic year. Your actual costs may vary depending on your living arrangements and lifestyle. Remember, personal expenses, transportation costs, housing and food 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 2022-2023 academic year is available for comparison (PDF).

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Undergraduate

In-State Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 7,344 7,344 7,344
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,350 1,350 1,350
Housing 3,544 1,912 10,166
Food 7,742 4,402 4,358
Personal Expenses 2,742 2,742 9,866
Transportation 1,244 2,488 3,014
Loans Fees 76 76 76
Total 24,536 20,808 36,668

Non-Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 20,304 20,304 20,304
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,350 1,350 1,350
Housing 7,742 1,912 10,166
Food 4,704 4,402 4,358
Personal Expenses 2,742 2,742 9,866
Transportation 1,244 2,488 3,014
Loans Fees 76 76 76
Total 37,496 33,768 49,628

WUE/Pacific Islander

WUE2: Tuition rates apply to students from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, and Washington State.
Pacific Islander3: Pacific Islander tuition rates apply to students 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.

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 11,016 11,016 11,016
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,350 1,350 1,350
Housing 3,544 1,912 10,166
Food 7,742 4,402 4,358
Personal Expenses 2,742 2,742 9,866
Transportation 1,244 2,488 3,014
Loans Fees 76 76 76
Total 28,208 24,480 40,340

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Graduate

In-State Resident

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 5,868 5,868 5,868
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 674 674 674
Housing 3,544 1,912 10,166
Food 7,742 4,402 4,358
Personal Expenses 2,742 2,742 9,866
Transportation 1,244 2,488 3,014
Loans Fees 1,102 1,102 1,102
Total 23,410 19,682 35,542

Non-Resident

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 13,284 13,284 13,284
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 674 674 674
Housing 3,544 1,912 10,166
Food 7,742 4,402 4,358
Personal Expenses 2,742 2,742 9,866
Transportation 1,244 2,488 3,014
Loans Fees 1,102 1,102 1,102
Total 30,826 27,098 42,958

WRGP/Pacific Islander

WRGP2: Tuition rates apply to students from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, and Washington State.
Pacific Islander3: Pacific Islander tuition rates apply to students 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.

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 8,802 8,802 8,802
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 674 674 674
Housing 3,544 1,912 10,166
Food 7,742 4,402 4,358
Personal Expenses 2,742 2,742 9,866
Transportation 1,244 2,488 3,014
Loans Fees 1,102 1,102 1,102
Total 26,344 22,616 38,476

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College of Pharmacy

In-State Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 24,096 24,096 24,096
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,350 1,350 1,350
Housing 4,332 2,336 12,426
Food 9,462 5,380 5,326
Personal Expenses 3,350 3,350 12,058
Transportation 1,520 3,040 3,684
Loans Fees 1,102 1,102 1,102
Medical Insurance 5,430 5,430 5,430
Total 51,136 46,578 65,966

Non-Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 41,040 41,040 41,040
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,350 1,350 1,350
Housing 4,332 2,336 12,426
Food 9,462 5,380 5,326
Personal Expenses 3,350 3,350 12,058
Transportation 1,520 3,040 3,684
Loans Fees 1,102 1,102 1,102
Medical Insurance 5,430 5,430 5,430
Total 68,080 63,522 82,910

Pacific Islander

Pacific Islander3: Pacific Islander tuition rates apply to students 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.

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 36,144 36,144 36,144
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,350 1,350 1,350
Housing 4,332 2,336 12,426
Food 9,462 5,380 5,326
Personal Expenses 3,350 3,350 12,058
Transportation 1,520 3,040 3,684
Loans Fees 1,102 1,102 1,102
Medical Insurance 5,430 5,430 5,430
Total 63,184 58,626 78,014

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Doctor of Nursing Practice

In-State Resident

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 14,346 14,346 14,346
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,012 1,012 1,012
Housing 3,544 1,912 10,166
Food 7,742 4,402 4,358
Personal Expenses 2,742 2,742 9,866
Transportation 1,244 2,488 3,014
Loans Fees 1,102 1,102 1,102
Total 32,226 28,498 44,358

Non-Resident

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 28,332 28,332 28,332
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,012 1,012 1,012
Housing 3,544 1,912 10,166
Food 7,742 4,402 4,358
Personal Expenses 2,742 2,742 9,866
Transportation 1,244 2,488 3,014
Loans Fees 1,102 1,102 1,102
Total 46,212 42,484 58,344

WRGP/Pacific Islander

WGRP2: Tuition rates apply to students from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, and Washington State.
Pacific Islander3: Pacific Islander tuition rates apply to students 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.

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition1 21,519 21,519 21,519
Fees1 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,012 1,012 1,012
Housing 3,544 1,912 10,166
Food 7,742 4,402 4,358
Personal Expenses 2,742 2,742 9,866
Transportation 1,244 2,488 3,014
Loans Fees 1,102 1,102 1,102
Total 39,399 35,671 51,531

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  1. Tuition and Fees for the 2022-2023 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 students 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.