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2021 Best Value Colleges for Psychology in Hawaii

5 Colleges
367 Bachelor's Degrees
$28,872 Avg Cost*

Finding the Best Value Psychology School for You

Best Value Colleges for Psychology in HawaiiOut of the majors we analyze each year, psychology was ranked 5th in Hawaii. In fact, 367 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that of the 123,980 bachelor's that were awarded in the country, 0.3% were from a college or university in the state.

For this year's Best Value Colleges for Psychology in Hawaii ranking, we looked at 5 colleges that offer a bachelor's in psychology. To us, 'best value' doesn't just mean the school with the lowest overall costs. We are more focused on psychology schools that offer a high quality education at a price lower that other schools of similar academic excellence.

To determine the average cost, we look at total expenses - such as tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses - and then subtract the average financial award a student receives. Knowing this amount can help you determine how much you may have to borrow in loans or take out of savings. Depending on your income and other factors, the cost for you to attend a particular school may be more or less.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The psychology school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Value Psychology Schools.

In addition to our rankings, you can take two colleges and compare them based on the criteria that matters most to you in our unique tool, College Combat. Test it out when you get a chance! You may also want to bookmark the link and share it with others who are trying to make the college decision.

2021 Best Value Psychology Schools in Hawaii

The following schools top our list of the Best Psychology Colleges for the Money.

Best Value Psychology Schools in Hawaii

Brigham Young University - Hawaii landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value psychology schools. Located in the fringe town of Laie, BYU - H is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. BYU - H not only placed well in our value rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Psychology in Hawaii list.

The average student at BYU - H graduates in less than 4.8 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $13,046. 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 BYU - H is $61,969. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Our rankings recognize University of Hawaii at Hilo as the #2 school in this year's rankings. UHH is a small public school located in the remote town of Hilo. In addition to being on our best value list, UHH has also earned the #4 rank in our Best Colleges for Psychology in Hawaii ranking.

It takes the average student at UHH about 4.7 years to graduate, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $22,045. 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 UHH is $103,832. Graduating sooner can prevent you from having to pay more money out of pocket.

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Chaminade University of Honolulu earned the #3 spot in our 2021 rankings. Chaminade University of Honolulu is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Honolulu. As a testament to the quality of education offered at Chaminade University of Honolulu, the school also landed the #2 rank in our Best Colleges for Psychology in Hawaii ranking.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at Chaminade University of Honolulu is 4.3 years, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $31,666. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the Chaminade University of Honolulu is $137,430. When you graduate sooner, you can save a lot of money.

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University of Hawaii at Manoa earned the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings. UHM is a large public school located in the city of Honolulu. In addition to being on our best value list, UHM has also earned the #1 rank in our Best Colleges for Psychology in Hawaii ranking.

The average student at UHM graduates in less than 4.6 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $38,437. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the 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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Hawaii Pacific University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Honolulu, Hawaii Pacific University is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. In addition to being on our best value list, Hawaii Pacific University has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Psychology in Hawaii ranking.

It takes about 4.4 years for the average student at Hawaii Pacific University to complete their degree, and the estimated yearly cost for the school is $39,167. This makes the estimated cost of a bachelor’s degree from Hawaii Pacific University be around $173,118. If you can shave even one term off your degree, you can save a substantial amount of money.

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Best Psychology Colleges in the Far Western US Region

Explore all the Best Psychology Schools in the Far Western US Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
California 16,790
Washington 2,377
Oregon 1,443
Alaska 95
Nevada 649

Psychology Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
General Psychology 367

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 492
Education 292
Communication & Journalism 268
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 118
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 94

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Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 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 Nevit Dilmen.

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