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UH at Hilo Student Life

UH at Hilo is on a 115-acre campus in a small town setting in Hilo, Hawaii. UH at Hilo has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UH at Hilo also has fraternities and sororities.

UH at Hilo has a thriving International Student Association. In fact, more students participate in International Student Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UH at Hilo include Hawaiian Leadership and Development, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, University Canoe Club and Samoan Club.

The UH at Hilo community comes together each year for International Night, UH Hilo Ho'olaule'a and UH Hilo Earth Fair.

Does UH at Hilo Offer Student Housing?

UH at Hilo offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing. There are 922 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,362 undergraduates. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UH at Hilo offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

UH at Hilo Athletics

At UH at Hilo there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UH at Hilo:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 1

Safety at UH at Hilo

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Hawaii at Hilo is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UH at Hilo campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

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UH at Hilo Students

59%

Women

41%

Men

81%

Full Time

19%

Part Time

72%

In State

28%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

30%

23%

17%

13%

11%

5%

1%

1%

0.33%

Undergraduate Students

3,362

Graduate Students

562

Non-Resident / International Students

159

UH at Hilo Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,924

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

71%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,792

Out-of-State

$20,752

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jul 1
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