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Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, HI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

About Chaminade University of Honolulu

Chaminade University of Honolulu Overview

Chaminade University of Honolulu is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Honolulu, Hawaii. Chaminade University of Honolulu was founded in 1955 and the school currently enrolls around 1,679 students a year, including 1,028 undergraduates. Chaminade University of Honolulu ensures on-campus housing for up to 296 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at Chaminade University of Honolulu

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Chaminade University of Honolulu's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Chaminade University of Honolulu students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Chaminade University of Honolulu does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Chaminade University of Honolulu has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Chaminade University of Honolulu on the Student Life page.

2022 Chaminade University of Honolulu Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 95%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Tuition $28,430
Percent of Need Met 71%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $24,469

Is Chaminade University of Honolulu a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Chaminade University of Honolulu offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Chaminade University of Honolulu

Chaminade University of Honolulu is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 95% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 1,046 students applied to Chaminade University of Honolulu and 989 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Chaminade University of Honolulu

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 70% of students who start at Chaminade University of Honolulu return the next year. 65% of Chaminade University of Honolulu undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Chaminade University of Honolulu Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Chaminade University of Honolulu directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Chaminade University of Honolulu's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Chaminade University of Honolulu's endowment was valued at $24.2 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $9,729 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Chaminade University of Honolulu

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Chaminade University of Honolulu meets 71% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $24,469 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $22,593 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Chaminade University of Honolulu.

Based on this information, how does Chaminade University of Honolulu sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Chaminade University of Honolulu a good school for you?

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Where is Chaminade University of Honolulu?

Chaminade University of Honolulu is located in the urban setting of Honolulu, Hawaii, in the suburbs of Honolulu.

If you want to see Chaminade University of Honolulu for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Hawaii Interstate 1 to Honolulu, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Honolulu International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Chaminade University of Honolulu and Honolulu are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3140 Waialae Avenue Honolulu, HI 96816-1578

Campus Setting: Urban

Chaminade University of Honolulu Application Deadline

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Chaminade University of Honolulu Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Chaminade University of Honolulu is like? There are approximately 1,679 students enrolled at Chaminade University of Honolulu, including 1,028 undergraduate students and 651 graduate students. 92% percent of students attend school full-time, 71% percent are from HI and 29% percent of students are from other states.


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