Tuition and Fees Discounted Based On Residency
Full-time undergraduate students that do not reside in Hawaii paid $31,516 in tuition and fees for the 2015 - 2016 school year prior to adjustments for financial need. Of this amount, $30,696 was the cost of tuition and $820 the cost of fees.
The cost of tuition and fees is reduced dramatically for residents of Hawaii. Tuition for these students is set at $10,344 for the 2015 - 2016 year, a discount of 64.6%. Fees are $820, bringing the total yearly cost for these full-time undergrads to $11,164.
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:
Yes, it Seems Like A Lot of Money, But How Does it Compare?
|Nationwide||Far Western US||Hawaii|
|Tuition and Fees||Expensive||Above Average||Expensive|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Below Average||Below Average||Above Average|
Questions You Need to Ask
- Does this college offer athletic scholarships? If so, what is the average amount awarded to a student-athlete?
- Getting a part-time job on campus is a great way to earn extra money to put toward your tuition and expenses. Do you know how many on-campus jobs are available? Do they have to turn away students looking for jobs?
- Are you an international student? Or would you consider studying abroad? These and other options may increase the amount of fees you pay. You may also have to pay additional fees or surcharges for late payments or applications.