Best Colleges in Honolulu

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Get off the mainland every now and then

Maybe Honolulu is the state capital because it's the state's largest city. or perhaps it's due to all the educational opportunities provided to local and incoming students. From a breathtaking backdrop to a cultural experience, Honolulu provides impressive college options in one of the city's 5 higher education institutions.

The $10 billion tourism industry also makes this city a great option for students interested in the hospitality sector. With ample fine cuisine options, incredible hotels and various tourist activities, Honolulu gives students major exposure to all areas of the hospitality and tourism industry. Being a stone's throw from Asia (kind of), Hawaii has an established military defense presence and acts as a crucial international business hotspot. So, finding good use for your military studies or international business degree shouldn't be too hard. Hawaii really does have it all-take a trip to some of the world's most beautiful beaches for world renowned sun and surf, climb the top of the Diamond Head volcanic crater, or explore the city's thriving Chinatown. All the pictures movies you've ever seen don't do the island justice. By all means, don't spend all your time studying.

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Best Four Year Universities in Honolulu

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI

University of Hawaii at Manoa offers 234 Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 5,048 students graduated with students earning 3,467 Bachelor's degrees, 1,029 Master's degrees, 491 Doctoral degrees, and 61 Certificates degrees.

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2 Chaminade University of Honolulu Honolulu, HI

Chaminade University of Honolulu offers 67 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 782 students graduated with students earning 430 Bachelor's degrees, 239 Master's degrees, and 113 Associate's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
3 Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu, HI

Hawaii Pacific University offers 191 Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 1,552 students graduated with students earning 953 Bachelor's degrees, 397 Master's degrees, 124 Associate's degrees, and 78 Certificates degrees.

4 University of Hawaii-West Oahu Kapolei, HI

University of Hawaii-West Oahu offers 6 Degree programs. It's a small public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 439 students graduated with students earning 439 Bachelor's degrees.

5 Argosy University, Hawaii Honolulu, HI

Argosy University, Hawaii offers 38 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large city. In 2015, 211 students graduated with students earning 93 Master's degrees, 69 Bachelor's degrees, 45 Doctoral degrees, 4 Associate's degrees.

6 Pacific Rim Christian University Honolulu, HI

Pacific Rim Christian University offers 9 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large city. In 2015, 29 students graduated with students earning 16 Bachelor's degrees, 9 Associate's degrees, and 4 Master's degrees.

7 Remington College-Honolulu Campus Honolulu, HI

Remington College-Honolulu Campus offers 10 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a large city. In 2015, 317 students graduated with students earning 150 Associate's degrees, 113 Certificates degrees, and 54 Bachelor's degrees.

8 University of Phoenix-Hawaii Honolulu, HI

University of Phoenix-Hawaii offers 27 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large city. In 2015, 405 students graduated with students earning 318 Bachelor's degrees, and 87 Master's degrees.

Best Community Colleges in Honolulu

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Kapiolani Community College Honolulu, HI

Kapiolani Community College offers 41 Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large city. In 2015, 1,421 students graduated with students earning 1,125 Associate's degrees, and 296 Certificates degrees.

2 Leeward Community College Pearl City, HI

Leeward Community College offers 24 Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 1,069 students graduated with students earning 967 Associate's degrees, and 102 Certificates degrees.

3 Windward Community College Kaneohe, HI

Windward Community College offers 6 Degree programs. It's a small public college in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 369 students graduated with students earning 309 Associate's degrees, and 60 Certificates degrees.

4 Honolulu Community College Honolulu, HI

Honolulu Community College offers 51 Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a large city. In 2015, 758 students graduated with students earning 519 Associate's degrees, and 239 Certificates degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of Hawaii at Manoa University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI
3/5
14 : 1 18,865
Chaminade University of Honolulu Chaminade University of Honolulu Honolulu, HI
4/5
24 : 1 2,466
Hawaii Pacific University Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu, HI
4/5
22 : 1 4,781
University of Hawaii-West Oahu University of Hawaii-West Oahu Kapolei, HI
2/5
27 : 1 2,692
Kapiolani Community College Kapiolani Community College Honolulu, HI
2/5
31 : 1 7,816
Leeward Community College Leeward Community College Pearl City, HI
2/5
39 : 1 7,535
Windward Community College Windward Community College Kaneohe, HI
2/5
41 : 1 2,610
Honolulu Community College Honolulu Community College Honolulu, HI
2/5
28 : 1 4,328
Argosy University, Hawaii Argosy University, Hawaii Honolulu, HI
3/5
38 : 1 1,008
Pacific Rim Christian University Pacific Rim Christian University Honolulu, HI
3/5
15 : 1 117
Travel Institute of the Pacific Travel Institute of the Pacific Honolulu, HI 15 : 1 71
University Logo Hawaii Institute of Hair Design Honolulu, HI 20 : 1 79
Remington College-Honolulu Campus Remington College-Honolulu Campus Honolulu, HI
4/5
22 : 1 463
Med-Assist School of Hawaii Inc Med-Assist School of Hawaii Inc Honolulu, HI 10 : 1 55
Hawaii Medical College Hawaii Medical College Honolulu, HI
4/5
51 : 1 510
University of Phoenix-Hawaii University of Phoenix-Hawaii Honolulu, HI
3/5
27 : 1 1,416
University Logo Paul Mitchell the School-Honolulu Honolulu, HI 20 : 1 134
World Medicine Institute World Medicine Institute Honolulu, HI 7 : 1 41
Institute of Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Med Institute of Clinical Acupuncture & Oriental Med Honolulu, HI 14 : 1 55
University Logo Babel University Honolulu, HI
University of Hawaii System Office University of Hawaii System Office Honolulu, HI

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