Cost of college went up for all students at the University of Hawaii at Manoa


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.8 percent for 2018-19 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Hawaii residents paid $11,970 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $216 more than the $11,754 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 184.1 percent more than residents this year, or $34,002. Their price tag grew 0.6 percent from $33,786 in 2017-18.

About 61 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Hawaii residents. About 36 percent are residents of other states and 3 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 82 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 1,328 students received grants or scholarships totaling $9.8 million and 711 students took out student loans totaling more than $5.1 million.

Including all undergraduates (17,710), 7,851 students used grants or scholarships totaling $69.7 million, and 4,439 students took out $30.6 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
~10,803
$11,164
$11,732
$11,754
$11,970
7.2%
Out-of-state
~6,376
$31,516
$33,764
$33,786
$34,002
7.9%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa 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
525
28%
$2,564,113
$4,884
State / local grant or scholarship
318
17%
$602,244
$1,894
Institutional grants or scholarships
1,206
63%
$6,659,409
$5,522
Grant or scholarship aid total
1,328
70%
$9,825,766
$7,399
Federal student loans
686
36%
$3,940,904
$5,745
Other student loans
102
5%
$1,142,003
$11,196
Student loan aid
711
37%
$5,082,907
$7,149
Total student aid
1,554
82%
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