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Number of
4-year colleges in Hawaii

37,355

Students attending
4-year colleges in Hawaii

$13,762

Average
in-state tuition

$17,758

Average
out-of-state tuition

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Laie, HI

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Laie, HI

Total undergraduates: 3,914
Acceptance rate: 27%
Average annual cost: $12,319
Average salary: $41,000
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Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, HI

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, HI

Total undergraduates: 1,816
Acceptance rate: 91%
Average annual cost: $18,660
Average salary: $38,900
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Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Hawai'i Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Hawai'i Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

Total undergraduates: 3,993
Acceptance rate: 75%
Average annual cost: $27,245
Average salary: $44,900
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Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Hawaii Institute of Hair Design

Honolulu, HI

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Hawaii Institute of Hair Design

Honolulu, HI

Total undergraduates: 160
Acceptance rate: -
Average annual cost: $12,538
Average salary: $22,300
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Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Heald College-Honolulu

Honolulu, HI

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Heald College-Honolulu

Honolulu, HI

Total undergraduates: 2,709
Acceptance rate: -
Average annual cost: $19,586
Average salary: $35,000
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Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Med-Assist School of Hawaii Inc

Honolulu, HI

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

Med-Assist School of Hawaii Inc

Honolulu, HI

Total undergraduates: 90
Acceptance rate: 81%
Average annual cost: $25,728
Average salary: $32,700
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Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

University of Hawai'i at Hilo

Hilo, HI

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

University of Hawai'i at Hilo

Hilo, HI

Total undergraduates: 3,260
Acceptance rate: 69%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $34,500
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Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI

372 Forbes

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI

Total undergraduates: 15,299
Acceptance rate: 84%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $43,600
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Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

University of Hawaii-West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

University of Hawaii-West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

Total undergraduates: 2,692
Acceptance rate: 68%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $40,000
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Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

World Medicine Institute

Honolulu, HI

Best colleges in Hawaii 2018

World Medicine Institute

Honolulu, HI

Total undergraduates: -
Acceptance rate: -
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: -
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Our Methodology

We show up to 10 universities for our "best colleges" section. These universities are chosen based on Forbes or US News rank (depending on what you've chosen) and sorted alphabetically. If there are fewer than 10 universities that are Forbes (or US News) ranked, we add alphabetically. Forbes' 2016 Rank of America's Best Colleges factors in post-graduate success (including salaries and awards like MacArthur Fellowships, National Academy of Sciences seats, and performing arts honors), student debt, student satisfaction, graduation rate, and academic success (which includes how many students go on to get advanced degrees or receive prestigious fellowships).

Read more about the rankings. US News' 2016 Best Colleges Rankings are also based on a variety of factors, including graduation and retention rates, undergraduate academic reputation, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate, and alumni giving rate. Read more about their methodology. You can also sign up for a free RaiseMe profile to customize your college search by location, popular majors and more!

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