Understanding Tuition & Fees
Prepare financially for your college degree. Compare UHM's tuition and fees to other comparable colleges and universities. Look for tuition trends and increases to see if you should expect to allocate more funds for the next four years of tuition.
In-State Tuition Discount Available
The cost of UHM is reduced dramatically for residents of Hawaii. Tuition for in-state students is set at $10,344 for the 2015 - 2016 year, a 64.6% discount off the regular price. Fees are $820, bringing the total yearly cost for in-state full-time undergrads to $11,164.
UHM tuition and fees for out of state students is $31,516 for the 2015 - 2016 school year. This is prior to adjustments for financial need so some students will pay less than this.
Of this amount, $30,696 was the cost of tuition and $820 the cost of fees.
The following table outlines the costs described above for the 2015 - 2016 school year.
|Tuition||Fees||2015 - 2016 Total|
Future Full-Time Tuition and Fees
Tuition for out-of-state students attending University of Hawaii at Manoa increased at an average annual rate of 7.2% over the past 5 years. Over that same period, fees grew by 5.1%. Based on this, we estimate the cost of tuition and fees for 2016 - 2017 will total $33,777.
At this rate, the annual cost for a two year degree will be $36,201, bringing the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to $69,979.
The annual cost for a four year degree will reach $41,585 by the 2019 - 2020 school year, bringing the total cost of tuition and fees for a four year degree to $150,363, not counting additional costs such as room and board, books, transportation, etc.)
The following chart shows estimated tuition, including the discounted rate for in-state students:
Pay attention to how much the tuition and fees are increasing every year. At most schools students will end up paying a higher price for their final year of college than they did for their first.
How do Tuition & Fees at UHM Compare to Other Schools?
|Nationwide||Far Western US||Hawaii|
|Tuition and Fees||Expensive||Above Average||Expensive|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Below Average||Below Average||Above Average|