Most Affordable Colleges for Hawaii Residents for 2019

State of Hawaii
Middle Class Affordability Rankings™
Which colleges are most affordable for Hawaii residents? The answer may surprise you.

These rankings of the most affordable colleges for Hawaii residents are based on the estimated net price for a "typical" middle class family living in the state of Hawaii.

Note: Net price is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study. The net prices displayed in these rankings are College Raptor's estimates.
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Rank College Name Typical Net Price Sticker Price % Savings # Undergrads Est. Median SAT Acceptance Rate
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $11,700 Image $19,100 39% 3,143 1,185 36.77%
2 University of Hawaii at Hilo $16,100 Image $23,000 30% 2,971 1,050 77.88%
3 University of Hawaii at Manoa $22,000 Image $28,600 23% 12,881 1,155 83.15%
4 Hawaii Pacific University $28,700 Image $45,300 37% 3,560 1,115 74.68%
5 Chaminade University of Honolulu $42,200 Image $42,200 0% 1,810 1,075 92.23%
School data from 2016-2017
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