If you are considering submitting an application to UH at Hilo, the regular decision application deadline is July 1 and the application fee is $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Students who apply for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than July 31.
|UH at Hilo 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||23.2%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||79%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||60.2%|
University of Hawaii at Hilo does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is moderately difficult to get into UH at Hilo. UH at Hilo evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, UH at Hilo accepted 71% of students, around 1,195 of the 1,679 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like UH at Hilo, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to UH at Hilo must submit the following items. Double check with UH at Hilo's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to UH at Hilo have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 66% submitted a class rank. At UH at Hilo 23.2% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 52.6% were in the top 25% and 88.4% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Hawaii at Hilo, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
UH at Hilo does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
UH at Hilo does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2015, 79% of UH at Hilo's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60.2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at UH at Hilo, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for UH at Hilo's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for UH at Hilo students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to UH at Hilo.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is July 1. Applicants should hear back by July 31.
Transfer students can enroll in UH at Hilo during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to UH at Hilo?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to UH at Hilo.
Does UH at Hilo accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
UH at Hilo accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to UH at Hilo?
UH at Hilo is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is UH at Hilo's acceptance rate?
UH at Hilo's acceptance rate is 71%.
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How hard is it to get into UH at Hilo? UH at Hilo is a somewhat selective institution. The UH at Hilo acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 71 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UH at Hilo is Jul 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UH at Hilo is Jul 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to UH at Hilo is 19. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into UH at Hilo. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At UH at Hilo, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.36. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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