Three Hawaiʻi Colleges Make SmartAsset Rankings
A recent study by SmartAsset, a financial data and technology company, found the colleges providing the best value in Hawaiʻi. Rankings were determined by looking at average scholarships and grants, starting salary upon graduation, tuition, living costs and retention rate.
SmartAsset selected the following three colleges in Hawaiʻi:
|Rank||School||City||Avg. Scholarships and Grants||Avg. Starting Salary||College Tuition*||Student Living Costs||Student Retention Rate||College Education Affordability Index|
|1||University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa||Honolulu, HI||$7,361||$41,000||$9,404||$15,625||78%||53.27|
|2||Chaminade University||Honolulu, HI||$10,738||$39,700||$19,330||$15,338||73%||38.94|
|3||Hawaiʻi Pacific University||Honolulu, HI||$6,994||$44,700||$18,600||$15,682||69%||36.33|
* Where applicable, used in-state tuition (residents of the same state as a college, qualify for lower in-state tuition)
For a national perspective, an interactive map shows the schools providing the best value across the country.