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2021 Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Hawaii

2 Colleges
268 Bachelor's Degrees
$30,241 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Communication & Journalism School for You

Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism in HawaiiIn 2018-2019, communication and journalism students earned 268 bachelor's degrees from a Hawaii school, making the subject the 8th in the state. This means that 0.3% of the degrees earned in the country were from a school in the state.

This year's Best Value Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Hawaii ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in communication and journalism. When talking about the 'best value', we do not simply mean those with the lowest price. Instead, we are looking at those communication and journalism schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

When calculating average cost, we take tuition, fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other related expenses into account. We then subtract the average financial aid award. The is meant to give you an idea of how much money you'll need to pay out-of-pocket through loans, external scholarships, or other methods. Your cost may be different from the average one, depending on your income and other factors.

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2021 Best Value Communication & Journalism Schools in Hawaii

Check out the communication and journalism programs at these schools if you want to get the best value for your money.

Best Value Communication & Journalism Schools in Hawaii

University of Hawaii at Hilo landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value communication and journalism schools. UHH is a small public school located in the remote town of Hilo. As a testament to the quality of education offered at UHH, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Hawaii ranking.

At UHH, the average time it takes a student to graduate is 4.7 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $22,045. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from UHH be around $103,832. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Hawaii at Manoa. UHM is a large public school located in the city of Honolulu. UHM also made our Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism in Hawaii list, coming in at #1.

The average student at UHM graduates in less than 4.6 years, and it costs about $38,437 per year to attend the school. Putting this cost and the average time to graduate together, we find that the average amount you’ll pay to get a bachelor’s degree from UHM is $174,888. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Communication & Journalism Colleges in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 10,634
Washington 1,862
Oregon 1,312
Alaska 38
Nevada 397

Communication & Journalism Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Media Studies 241
Journalism 17
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 10

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Majors Similar to Communication & Journalism

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 492
Psychology 367
Education 292
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 118
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 94

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 2 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Josh Hallett.

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