University of Hawaii - West Oahu

University of Hawaii - West Oahu Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of Hawaii - West Oahu Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

University of Hawaii - West Oahu was awarded 61 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is education.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked UH West Oahu as #1,209 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UH West Oahu held the #1,370 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

UH West Oahu also holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Hawaii ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UH West Oahu?

Acceptance Rate

University of Hawaii - West Oahu has an acceptance rate of 79%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Average Test Scores

About 53% of students accepted to UH West Oahu submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 560. Math scores were between 430 and 550.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Hawaii - West Oahu  ( 440 to 560 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for University of Hawaii - West Oahu  ( 430 to 550 )
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UH West Oahu received ACT scores from 80% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 20.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Hawaii - West Oahu  ( 16 to 20 )
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University of Hawaii - West Oahu Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of Hawaii - West Oahu is about average at 18 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Hawaii - West Oahu is 52%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  52 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Hawaii - West Oahu

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Hawaii - West Oahu has a freshmen retention rate of 76%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  76 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at UH West Oahu is 10%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  10 out of 100
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University of Hawaii - West Oahu Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,049 undergraduates at UH West Oahu with 1,683 being full-time and 1,366 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Hawaii - West Oahu Cost?

The overall average net price of UH West Oahu is $13,331. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UH West Oahu

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,476 $10,606 $14,741 $16,422 $18,136

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UH West Oahu, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UH West Oahu, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $4,559 a year. That adds up to $18,236 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UH West Oahu is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do UH West Oahu Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from UH West Oahu make around $38,600 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.

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Location of University of Hawaii - West Oahu

Located in Kapolei, Hawaii, University of Hawaii - West Oahu is a public institution. Kapolei is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for UH West Oahu are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 91-1001 Farrington Highway, Kapolei, HI 96707-4507
Phone: 808-689-2800
Website: https://westoahu.hawaii.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/uhwestoahu
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/uhwestoahu

University of Hawaii - West Oahu Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 290 $35,900
Public Administration 128 $34,800
General Social Sciences 118 $27,400
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 87 $44,900
General Education 37 $44,100
Liberal Arts General Studies 30 NA

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Online Learning at UH West Oahu

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 2,159 students took at least one online class at University of Hawaii - West Oahu. This is a decrease from the 2,213 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 2,159 879
2017-2018 2,213 932
2016-2017 2,087 907
2015-2016 1,928 844
2013-2014 1,566 660

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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