Financial Aid

Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2024-2025

The figures displayed below reflect the estimated cost of attending the University of Hawai’i Hilo as a full-time student for the 2024-2025 academic year. Your actual costs may vary depending on your living arrangements and lifestyle. Indirect costs such as expenses for transportation, off-campus housing and food, and personal or miscellaneous expenses, are not amounts you pay to the university but are included below to help you plan for your enrollment at UH Hilo.

The Estimated Cost of Attendance for the 2023-2024 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
Tuition 7,344 7,344 7,344
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,360 1,360 1,360
Housing 3,544 3,658 10,974
Food 8,042 1,568 4,704
Miscellaneous Expenses 3,388 3,388 10,160
Transportation 1,596 3,194 3,194
Loan Fees 48 48 48
Academic Year Total 25,816 21,054 38,278

Non-Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition 20,304 20,304 20,304
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,360 1,360 1,360
Housing 3,544 3,658 10,974
Food 8,042 1,568 4,704
Miscellaneous Expenses 3,388 3,388 10,160
Transportation 1,596 3,194 3,194
Loan Fees 48 48 48
Academic Year Total 38,776 34,014 51,238

WUE/Pacific Islander

WUE1: 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 Islander: 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
Tuition 11,016 11,016 11,016
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,360 1,360 1,360
Housing 3,544 3,658 10,974
Food 8,042 1,568 4,704
Miscellaneous Expenses 3,388 3,388 10,160
Transportation 1,596 3,194 3,194
Loan Fees 48 48 48
Academic Year Total 29,488 24,726 41,950

Undergraduate/Graduate Estimated Cost of Attendance (PDF) - Printer Friendly Version

Graduate

In-State Resident

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition 5,868 5,868 5,868
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 680 680 680
Housing 3,544 3,658 10,974
Food 8,042 1,568 4,704
Miscellaneous Expenses 3,388 3,388 10,160
Transportation 1,596 3,194 3,194
Loan Fees 1,130 1,130 1,130
Academic Year Total 24,742 19,980 37,204

Non-Resident

6 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition 13,284 13,284 13,284
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 680 680 680
Housing 3,544 3,658 10,974
Food 8,042 1,568 4,704
Miscellaneous Expenses 3,388 3,388 10,160
Transportation 1,596 3,194 3,194
Loan Fees 1,130 1,130 1,130
Academic Year Total 32,158 27,396 44,620

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 Islander: 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
Tuition 8,802 8,802 8,802
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 680 680 680
Housing 3,544 3,658 10,974
Food 8,042 1,568 4,704
Miscellaneous Expenses 3,388 3,388 10,160
Transportation 1,596 3,194 3,194
Loan Fees 1,130 1,130 1,130
Academic Year Total 27,676 22,914 40,138

Undergraduate/Graduate Estimated Cost of Attendance (PDF) - Printer Friendly Version

College of Pharmacy

In-State Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition 24,096 24,096 24,096
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,360 1,360 1,360
Housing 4,332 4,470 13,412
Food 9,830 1,916 5,748
Miscellaneous Expenses 4,140 4,140 12,418
Transportation 1,950 3,902 3,902
Loan Fees 1,130 1,130 1,130
Medical Insurance 5,326 5,326 5,326
Academic Year Total 52,658 46,834 67,886

Non-Resident

12 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition 41,040 41,040 41,040
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,360 1,360 1,360
Housing 4,332 4,470 13,412
Food 9,830 1,916 5,748
Miscellaneous Expenses 4,140 4,140 12,418
Transportation 1,950 3,902 3,902
Loan Fees 1,130 1,130 1,130
Medical Insurance 5,326 5,326 5,326
Academic Year Total 69,602 63,778 84,830

Pacific Islander

Pacific Islander: 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
Tuition 36,144 36,144 36,144
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,360 1,360 1,360
Housing 4,332 4,470 13,412
Food 9,830 1,916 5,748
Miscellaneous Expenses 4,140 4,140 12,418
Transportation 1,950 3,902 3,902
Loan Fees 1,130 1,130 1,130
Medical Insurance 5,326 5,326 5,326
Academic Year Total 64,706 58,882 79,934

College of Pharmacy Estimated Cost of Attendance (PDF) - Printer Friendly Version

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
Tuition 14,346 14,346 14,346
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,020 1,020 1,020
Housing 3,544 3,658 10,974
Food 8,042 1,568 4,704
Miscellaneous Expenses 3,388 3,388 10,160
Transportation 1,596 3,194 3,194
Loans Fees 1,130 1,130 1,130
Academic Year Total 33,560 28,798 46,022

Non-Resident

9 credit hours per semester is considered full-time Living in Dorms Living w/ Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition 28,332 28,332 28,332
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,020 1,020 1,020
Housing 3,544 3,658 10,974
Food 8,042 1,568 4,704
Miscellaneous Expenses 3,388 3,388 10,160
Transportation 1,596 3,194 3,194
Loan Fees 1,130 1,130 1,130
Academic Year Total 47,546 42,784 60,008

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 Islander: 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
Tuition 21,519 21,519 21,519
Fees 494 494 494
Books & Supplies 1,020 1,020 1,020
Housing 3,544 3,658 10,974
Food 8,042 1,568 4,704
Miscellaneous Expenses 3,388 3,388 10,160
Transportation 1,596 3,194 3,194
Loan Fees 1,130 1,130 1,130
Academic Year Total 40,733 35,971 53,195

Doctor of Nursing Practice Estimated Cost of Attendance (PDF) - Printer Friendly Version


  1. Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program information and application to apply for the WUE Program at UH Hilo.

  2. Western Region Graduate Program (WRGP) information and application to apply for the WRGP Program at UH Hilo.