If you are thinking about applying to UH at Hilo, the regular decision application deadline is July 1 and the application fee costs $50.
Students who apply to UH at Hilo for the fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than July 31.
The following is an overiew of some of UH at Hilo's admissions stats.
|UH at Hilo 2022||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%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Hawaii at Hilo.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||July 1||July 31|
UH at Hilo does not offer early decision or early action.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
UH at Hilo has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by UH at Hilo during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with UH at Hilo for more information on admission factors.
To apply to UH at Hilo, all applicants 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%.
At University of Hawaii at Hilo, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||––|
|3.50 and 3.74||––|
|3.25 and 3.49||––|
|3.00 and 3.24||––|
|2.50 and 2.9||––|
|2.00 and 2.49||––|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to UH at Hilo directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
UH at Hilo considers 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 2022, 79% of UH at Hilo's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60.2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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 has an acceptance rate of 71%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at UH at Hilo?
❌ UH at Hilo does not offer early decision.
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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.
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
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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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