The Best Hawaii Colleges

The Best Colleges in Hawaii for 2024

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in Hawaii as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the list for 2024 as the best overall college in Hawaii is University of Hawaii at Manoa. The top rated public state college is also University of Hawaii at Manoa. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


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University of Hawaii at Manoa
H
Honolulu, HI

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#1 Best Value in Hawaii

  • 19,098enrollment
  • $15,193net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • 1080-1290SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Brigham Young University Hawaii
B
Laie, HI

Brigham Young University Hawaii

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Hawaii

  • 2,893enrollment
  • $13,998net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1075-1260SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.47Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

University of Hawaii at Hilo
H
Hilo, HI

University of Hawaii at Hilo

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Hawaii

  • 3,243enrollment
  • $13,969net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Hawaii Pacific University
H
Honolulu, HI

Hawaii Pacific University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Private Colleges in Hawaii

  • 4,586enrollment
  • $29,827net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1238SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Applications Due Sep 6

Chaminade University of Honolulu
C
Honolulu, HI

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Value Colleges in Hawaii

  • 2,214enrollment
  • $24,933net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA