University of Hawaii Maui College Admissions

Costs, Financial Aid, Graduation Rates & More

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University of Hawaii Maui College Admissions Overview:

The University of Hawaii at Maui has open admissions, which means that all interested students have the opportunity to study at the school. Prospective students will still need to submit an application, as well as an official high school transcript. For complete instructions and application deadlines, check out the school's website, or contact the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

University of Hawaii Maui College Description:

The University of Hawaii Maui College is a public commuter college located in Kahului, Hawaii, on the island of Maui. Kahului has a population of around 26,000, and hosts Maui's main airport. The College was founded in 1931 as a vocational school, and was incorporated into the University of Hawaii system in the 1960s. The school's most popular majors and degrees are still generally vocational in nature: Nursing, Automobile Mechanics, Culinary Arts, and Business Technology, among others. Maui College offers three Bachelor of Applied Science Degrees--in Engineering Technology, Sustainable Science Management, and Applied Business and Information Technology.

The school recently opened a new $26 million science facility.The majority of academic programs at Maui College lead to a certificate or associate degree. Students have many ways to get involved on campus including participating in student government or the student newspaper. The campus does not have any residential facilities, but there are a few apartment complexes withing walking distance of campus.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 3,342 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 35% Male / 65% Female
  • 35% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $3,150 (in-state), $8,286 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $952 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,806
  • Other Expenses: $6,130
  • Total Cost: $24,038 (in-state), $29,174 (out-of-state)

University of Hawaii Maui College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 70%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 66%
    • Loans: 19%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $4,047
    • Loans: $4,938

Academic Programs (Associate Degrees):

  • Most Popular Majors: Small Business Operations, Engineering Technologies, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Culinary Arts, Mechanic Technology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): -
  • Transfer Out Rate: 13%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: -
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 14%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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