Total Investment for undergraduate 2024-2025:

Big dreams, but little budget? The education you've been hoping for is within reach. The cost of attendance is designed to provide students with projected costs to attend for an academic year. The totals below are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Regents. Room and Board total reflects the highest cost meal plan option. The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa offers financing and scholarship opportunities for incoming freshman (first-year) and transfer students.

Cost of Attendance
Expense: Resident WUE Non-Resident
Total: $32,316 $37,968 $54,348
Tuition $11,304 $16,956 $33,336
University Fee $882 $882 $882
Books & Supplies $1,360 $1,360 $1,360
Housing/Food $14,658 $14,658 $14,658
Personal Expense $2,862 $2,862 $2,862
Transportation $1,250 $1,250 $1,250
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Scholarships are a form of gift aid that do not have to be repaid. They can be awarded based on a variety of factors such as a student's academic performance, athletic achievement, or financial need.
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Grants are another form of gift aid that can come from a variety of sources. Eligibility for a grant may depend on financial need or on any criteria defined by the funding source. Some common grants are listed on the Financial Aid Services website under Financial Aid Awards.
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The federal government offers a variety of low-interest loans to both students and parents. This type of aid needs to be repaid. The first step in applying for student loans is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Visit Financial Aid Services for more detailed information on applying for and receiving financial aid.
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This is a need-based program that allows eligible students to earn part of their educational expenses by working part time. Employment under the Federal Work-Study program is awarded as part of the financial aid package.
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Payment plans are available through the Bursar's Office. Students can sign up for payment plans and review and pay their bill through MyUH Services. For additional information, review the payment plan frequently asked questions or contact the Bursar's Office.