Tuition and Fees

All tuition and fee charges at University of Hawaiʻi campuses are subject to change in accordance with requirements of State law and/or action by the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents or College Administration.

Tuition and Fees (Per Semester)

All required tuition and fees must be paid by the student by the deadline or registration may be canceled. Students in need of financial aid may be assisted through the College's financial aid program, or in unusual cases by short-term emergency loans, if available. Additional charges may apply.

Resident Tuition (Per Semester)

Tuition $126/credit
Activity Fee $0.50/credit and up to a maximum of $5
Publication Fee $5
Student Life Fee $5

Non-Resident Tuition (Per Semester)

Tuition $340/credit
Activity Fee $0.50/credit and up to a maximum of $5
Publication Fee $5
Student Life Fee $5

Off Campus Education Program Tuition Schedule

Residents $250/credit
Non-Residents $357/credit

Payment Plan

Students who have registered and cannot pay in full by the designated deadlines and have an unpaid balance of $300.00 or more may have the option to enroll in the Payment Plan. Students in the Plan are assessed $30.00 per semester and are expected to pay all financial charges incurred.

Non-Credit Course Tuition and Fees

Apprentice & Journey Worker: $0.50 per clock hour
(Fees for other non-credit courses vary. See course announcements for details.)

Non-Resident Application Fee

For non-residents, there is an application evaluation fee of $25.00.

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Refunds

Tuition and Special Course Fees Refund Policy – Regular Academic Semester:

  1. 100% refund of tuition for Complete Withdrawal only if made on or before the last day of Late Registration (Add Period).
  2. 100% refund of tuition for Change in Status or Tuition Rate if made on or before the last day of Late Registration (Add Period), unless otherwise stipulated by Federal regulations.
  3. 50% refund of tuition for Complete Withdrawal or Change in Status or Tuition Rate if made after the Late Registration period (Add Period), but on or before the end of the Refund Period, (third week of instruction), unless otherwise stipulated by Federal regulations.
  4. 0% refund if Complete Withdrawal or Change in Status or Tuition Rate is made after the Refund Period, unless otherwise stipulated by Federal regulations.

Activity Fee, Publication Fee, and Student Life Fee Refund Policy:

  1. 100% refund if Complete Withdrawal is made prior to the first day of the term.
  2. No refunds of less than $1.00.

Payment of Refunds

For a partial withdrawal, the student should receive a refund within four weeks following the end of the 50% refund period. For a Complete Withdrawal, the student should receive a refund within four weeks following the withdrawal date.

Tuition and Special Course Fees Refund Policy – Continuing Education, Summer Session, and Other Short-Term Courses:

  1. The refund period shall be 20% of the instructional period. The instructional period includes all calendar days beginning from the first day of instruction and ending on the last day of instruction. No refunds will be made for courses where the instructional period is 10 days or less, except before the first day of instruction. Refunds for credit courses that are not semester long shall be as follows:
    1. 100% refund for Complete Withdrawal only if made before the first day of the term.
    2. 50% refund for Complete Withdrawal or Change in Status or Tuition Rate if made on or after the first day of the term, but on or before the end of the Refund Period as defined above, unless otherwise stipulated by Federal regulations.
  2. For Non-Credit Courses or Workshops:

Introduction to College English (ICE) Transfer and Refund Policy: A request to transfer to another course or to completely withdraw from a course must be submitted by the fifth working day after the first class meeting. Thereafter, refunds will not be permitted.

All other Continuing Education Courses: 100% Refund for requests made three business days prior to the first day of instruction.