Future Students and Families

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, a vibrant, multicultural campus, provides opportunities for higher education on the island of Hawaiʻi, the southernmost and largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago. We're looking for students with the desire to learn new concepts, who want a challenge and are interested in a unique college experience.

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    The University of Hawaiʻi Hilo Office of Admissions assists students in their college search process by visiting high schools and community colleges, attending college fairs and corresponding with students over email and telephone.

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    Financial Aid

    The Financial Aid Office at the University of Hawaii at Hilo is committed to helping students obtain financial assistance to pursue their educational goals. Financial aid includes a number of programs funded by federal and state governments, educational institutions and private organizations.

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    UH Hilo at a Glance

    The University of Hawaiʻi Hilo is a state university with a private college atmosphere. We offer small class sizes, a low faculty-to-student ratio and opportunities for research and hands-on learning.


    Why Students Choose UH Hilo

    An island laboratory, hands-on learning, research opportunities, a diverse campus, and unique qualities all make UH Hilo an excellent choice.

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    UH Hilo Around the Web

    Many departments and programs are on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.