Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Hawaii

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Hawaii was home to 13 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 13 institutions enrolled 61,352 students in fall 2017: 54,888 in undergraduate programs and 6,464 in graduate programs. A total of 21,375 students attending post-secondary school in Hawaii took at least one distance education course, representing 34.8 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 8,083 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 7,049 (87.2%) of those residing in the state of Hawaii.

The majority of institutions were public: including 4 four-year schools and 6 two-year schools. The state was also home to 3 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in Hawaii's higher education institutions were enrolled in bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

13 Degree Granting Institutions

 

61,352 Students Enrolled

 

21,375 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 61,352 students in fall 2017, the 13 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Hawaii offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Hawaii offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

Featured Schools

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Hawaii

Brigham Young University-Hawaii
55-220 Kulanui Street
Laie, HI 96762-1294 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Programs: Yes
Hawaii Community College
1175 Manono Street
Hilo, HI 96720-5096 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Programs: Yes
Honolulu Community College
874 Dillingham Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96817-4505 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Programs: Yes
Kauai Community College
3-1901 Kaumualii Highway
Lihue, HI 96766-9500 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Programs: Yes
University of Hawaii at Hilo
200 W Kawili St
Hilo, HI 96720-4091 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Programs: Yes
University of Hawaii Maui College
310 W Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI 96732-1617 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Programs: Yes
Windward Community College
45-720 Keaahala Rd
Kaneohe, HI 96744-3528 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Programs: Yes
Chaminade University of Honolulu
3140 Waialae Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816-1578 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Programs: Yes
Hawaii Pacific University
1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu, HI 96813 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Programs: Yes
Kapiolani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816-4421 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Programs: Yes
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala Ike
Pearl City, HI 96782-3366 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Programs: Yes
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822-2217 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Programs: Yes
University of Hawaii-West Oahu
91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, HI 96707-4507 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Programs: Yes