The Big Island of Hawai?i is a natural living laboratory of active volcanoes, deep oceans, the world’s best telescopes and a rich cultural landscape. bachelor’s and master’s degree programs take advantage of it all.
Areas of Excellence
The UH Hilo campus is safe and personal, similar to a small private college.
UH Hilo ranks in the top 10 for both ethnic diversity and the low percentage of students with debt at graduation, according to U.S. News and World Reports.
UH Hilo is the only place in the nation where students can earn a master’s degree in indigenous language studies.
The Big Island of Hawai?i is an unparalleled natural laboratory for the study of volcanoes, astronomy, agriculture and marine sciences.
Fast Facts about UH?Hilo
- Graduate: 357
Student to Faculty Ratio*
* IPEDS fall 2020
Age and Gender*
- Average age: 23.8 years old
- Men: 36.2%
- Women: 62.2%
* full-time students
- Full-time: 74.2%
- Part-time: 25.8%
Pell Grant Recipients*
* of eligible, full-time students, Fall 2023
Student Diversity (full-time students)
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Contact Information and Location
200?W. Kawili St.
Hilo, HI 96720
? (808) 932-7799
toll free (800) 897-HILO
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