UH at Hilo Demographics & DiversityHilo, Hawaii
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UH at Hilo are predominantly Multiracial with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 78% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
University of Hawaii at Hilo has been designated as an Alaskan Native- or Native Hawaiian-Serving Institution (ANNHI) and is eligible for federal grants enabling institutions to improve and expand their capacity to serve Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.
The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 85% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Hawaii at Hilo with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UH at Hilo has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
UH at Hilo serves a low number of students outside of Hawaii, with 70 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$59,308 per year
49% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||26.8%|
|Part time Undergrads||18.5%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141565 IPEDS survey data for University of Hawaii at Hilo.