Cost of college went up for all students at the University of Hawaii-West Oahu


In-state tuition and fees rose 1 percent for 2018-19 at the University of Hawaii-West Oahu, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Hawaii residents paid $7,512 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $72 more than the $7,440 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 172.5 percent more than residents this year, or $20,472. Their price tag grew 0.4 percent from $20,400 in 2017-18.

About 97 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Hawaii residents. About 2 percent are residents of other states and 1 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 74 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 161 students received grants or scholarships totaling $941,885 and 71 students took out student loans totaling more than $323,685.

Including all undergraduates (3,128), 1,435 students used grants or scholarships totaling $8 million, and 907 students took out $6.5 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~3,034
$7,152
$7,440
$7,440
$7,512
5%
Out-of-state
~63
$19,608
$20,400
$20,400
$20,472
4.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Hawaii-West Oahu in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
113
42%
$537,191
$4,754
State / local grant or scholarship
67
25%
$134,716
$2,011
Institutional grants or scholarships
107
40%
$269,978
$2,523
Grant or scholarship aid total
161
60%
$941,885
$5,850
Federal student loans
71
26%
$323,685
$4,559
Other student loans
0
0%
$0
-
Student loan aid
71
26%
$323,685
$4,559
Total student aid
199
74%
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