Colleges in Hawaii: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

Hawaii Colleges Summary

As one might expect, Hawaii has a small number of colleges and adult education schools, and is one of 9 states with fewer than 30 such schools. Hawaii is also one of only 9 states with fewer than 70,000 students.

Only 12 of Hawaii's colleges have more than 1,000 students, and 6 of these are community colleges. Hawaii also has 7 colleges and adult education schools with fewer than 100 students.

These schools cover a wide range of disciplines, as you can see from their names: Hawaii Theological Seminary, Hollywood Beauty College, Hawaii Institute of Hair Design, World Medicine Institute, Institute of Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Med, Hawaii Technology Institute, and the Golf Academy of Hawaii.

Hawaii also has a relatively small number of its population enrolled in colleges and adult education institutions. It is one of one of 12 states with less than 5.6% of its population attending such schools. Hawaii does have one large college, the University of Hawaii, which has approximately 24,000 students enrolled.

The Hawaii Department of Education is locate at the following address:
Systems Accountability Office
Room 411
1390 Miller Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

http://doe.k12.hi.us/ is the web site for the Hawaii DOE.

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Colleges and Universities in Hawaii

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Brigham Young University Hawaii Laie 2,397 1,635 No V: 463-578
M: 490-580
Chaminade University of Honolulu Honolulu 2,685 397 No V: 410-510
M: 410-520
Hawaii Community College Hilo 2,603   Yes
Hawaii Institute of Hair Design Honolulu 46   Yes
Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu 7,943 211 No V: 420-550
M: 430-570
W: 410-540
Hawaii Technology Institute Honolulu 9   Yes
Honolulu Community College Honolulu 4,027   Yes
Institute of Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Med Honolulu 37   No
Kapiolani Community College Honolulu 7,517   Yes
Kauai Community College Lihue 1,051   Yes
Leeward Community College Pearl City 5,887   Yes
Maui Community College Kahului 2,981 44 Yes
Med Assist School of Hawaii Honolulu 101   No
Traditional Chinese Medical College of Hawaii Kamuela 27   No
Travel Institute of the Pacific Honolulu 202   Yes
University of Hawaii at Hilo Hilo 3,573 620 No V: 420-520
M: 430-540
W: 400-500
University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu 20,051 3,621 No V: 480-580
M: 510-610
W: 470-570
University of Hawaii West Oahu Pearl City 940   No V: 370-500
M: 390-510
W: 380-520
Windward Community College Kaneohe 1,824   Yes
World Medicine Institute Honolulu 44   No
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