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Study at University of Hawaii At Hilo

University of Hawaii at Hilo, also known as UH Hilo or UH, is a public, coeducational university located in Hilo, Hawaii, United States. It was established in the year 1941 as Hawaii Vocational College. After a few name and status changes, it adopted its present name in 1970. UH Hilo is part of the university of Hawaii system. It offers degree and certificate programs in various Course Topics. The university is organized into the following colleges:
  • College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business and Economics
  • College of Continuing Education
UH Hilo's athletic teams are nicknamed the Vulcans. The Vulcans participate in men's baseball, basketball, golf, cross country, soccer and tennis; and women's volleyball, softball, golf, soccer, cross country, and basketball.

Profile of University of Hawaii At HiloUniversity of Hawaii At Hilo is found in Hilo, HI. Hilo is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Doctoral degree at University of Hawaii At Hilo.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in mathematics, media, science, agricultural science and management, therapy and Counselling, and liberal arts.

University of Hawaii At Hilo Selectivity

Admission to University of Hawaii At Hilo is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 410. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 430 and 540. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.

The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. University of Hawaii At Hilo has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 3, 573 in 2007 at University of Hawaii At Hilo. The school has a large minority student population.

Student Life
University of Hawaii At Hilo values student athletics, and belongs to the Independent Far West Region and Pacific West Conference.

University of Hawaii At Hilo Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

University of Hawaii At Hilo Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts153political science, anthropology, sociology, English, geography, linguistics, Native American studies, history, . . .
Science97marine biology, biology, natural sciences, astronomy, geology, chemistry, physics
Therapy and Counselling79psychology, Counselling psychology
Business and Management60business management
Education and Teaching40elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, Native American education, Education
Media38communication studies
Agricultural Science and Management33agriculture
Nursing and Emergency Medicine23registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and safety
Art Studies9art studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9exercise science
Religion and Philosophy9philosophy
Conservation and Resource Management6environmental science, environmental studies
Computer Science and Engineering5computer science
Contact: University of Hawaii At HiloUniversity of Hawaii At Hilo

200 W Kawili St

Hilo, HI 96720-4091

General Phone: (808) 974-7311

http://uhh. hawaii.edu

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