In 2022, tuition for full-time students at University of Hawaii at Manoa was $11,304 a year for in-state students and $33,336 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.
If this information makes going to college sound impossible, remember, the displayed price of tuition does not always mean much if you plan to use financial aid to help pay for college. Many students pay a lot less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Plus, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college feel more doable until you're done with college.
International students can expect to pay 33,336 per year for tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa.
University of Hawaii at Manoa is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $11,304 for in-state students who attend full-time.Non-Hawaii residents can expect to pay 33,336 per year for tuition.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public insitutions often offer a lower cost of attendance for students who are residents of that state.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state residency can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to confirm your state's requirements for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
UH at Manoa has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at University of Hawaii at Manoa can expect to pay around $33,336 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at UH at Manoa:
•Loans from outsideUH at Manoa •Athletic Awards •UH at Manoa-specific scholarships •International Students Tuition Waivers
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at UH at Manoa.
Room and board at UH at Manoa is $14,053 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that enables you to eat in the UH at Manoa's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls. Students who do not live on-campus but still want to use the dining facilities can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of a mean plan, or board-only, is $12,296.
Meal-plan costs vary based on on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.
Most schools charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
Keep in mind, there could also be optional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have ways so that those with financial need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.
The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget. At UH at Manoa, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
Where are a college is located can also have a big effect on your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in an urban area can be pricey, but there may be more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The University of Hawaii at Manoa campus is located in a urban setting in Hawaii, near Honolulu.
When estimating your budget for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.
Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better idea of how much students can expect to shell out for UH at Manoa.
What will the cost of attending UH at Manoa be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$14,053|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
UH at Manoa’s tuition and fees change based on: •Course load for part-time students
In 2022, 5,795 of the 14,250 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. UH at Manoa meets 70.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $15,740 a year. Around 40% of UH at Manoa undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. UH at Manoa graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $23,001 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for UH at Manoa Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on UH at Manoa financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2022, UH at Manoa awarded 5,696 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $46.4 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $17.78 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for UH at Manoa students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at UH at Manoa was $15,740 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of UH at Manoa seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$5,112|
Note: a negative number can indicate that a refund will be given to use toward other expenses such as housing, fees, and books. In such cases, be sure to reach out to the school directly for any clarification or questions.
What will attending UH at Manoa really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the UH at Manoa's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
UH at Manoa offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
UH at Manoa has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - International Students - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
To learn more about UH at Manoa, choose from the options below:
Visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about UH at Manoa
Tuition & Fees
Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid
Average Financial Aid Package
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.