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Number of
4-year liberal arts colleges in Hawaii

9,945

Students attending
4-year liberal arts colleges in Hawaii

$12,843

Average
in-state tuition

$21,483

Average
out-of-state tuition

Top liberal arts colleges in Hawaii 2018

Hawai'i Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

Top liberal arts 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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Top liberal arts colleges in Hawaii 2018

University of Hawai'i at Hilo

Hilo, HI

Top liberal arts 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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Top liberal arts colleges in Hawaii 2018

University of Hawaii-West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

Top liberal arts 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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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).

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