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University of Hawaii–West Oahu

Kapolei, HI

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Overview

University of Hawaii–West Oahu is a 4-year institution located in Kapolei, HI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, HI  96707
United States
Contact Michelle Cohen
Email: uhwo.admissions@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-689-2916

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Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics And Special Effects Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

673
Applied
565
Accepted
3,049
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

433
Females Applied
370
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

240
Males Applied
195
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.38
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2.7
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
2 recommendations
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: College transcripts

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st December 15th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st December 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 507 460 560
SAT Math 513 480 540
ACT Composite 19 16 21

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,344
In-state
20,304
Out-of-state
7,344
In-district
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Fees

240
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

8,741
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,610
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
0
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,282
Avg. Loan Aid
4,357
Avg. Grant Aid
6,483
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
47%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
2%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,049
Total Undergrad students
0%
International Students
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.21%
Black or African American 2.2%
White or Caucasian 10.89%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.53%
Asian 39.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 29.82%
Two or more races 15.25%
Other 0.08%

Gender

Male (33.26%)
Female (66.74%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Fest, West Fest and Splash Bash

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Security Assessments

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark No No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

25:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
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