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Cost of Attendance

The University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu utilizes standard budgets which are updated annually by the University of Hawaii’s Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs. The cost of attendance budgets are a reflection of the changes in national cost of living figures and local community costs. The cost of attendance is inclusive of other educational expenses for which the student may not be directly billed.

The cost of attendance budget for the period covered by the financial aid award is comprised of the following components:

These budgets will vary in total amounts depending on the number of credit hours for which the student is enrolled and whether the student will be living at home or off-campus. A typical full-time (12 or more credits per semester) cost of attendance budget is as follows:

COST OF ATTENDANCE FOR AID YEAR 2017-18

RESIDENT BUDGET 2017-18 (FALL-SPRING)

Cost of Attendance Living with Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition  $   7,200 $   7,200
Student Fees $      240 $      240
Books and Supplies $   1,012 $   1,012
Room and Board $   4,760 $ 14,662
Transportation $      450 $      450
Personal/Misc. Expense $   2,734 $   3,164
TOTAL $ 16,396 $ 26,728


NON-RESIDENT BUDGET 2017-18 (FALL-SPRING)

Cost of Attendance Living with Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition $ 20,160 $ 20,160
Student Fees $      240 $      240
Books and Supplies $   1,012 $   1,012
Room and Board $   4,760 $ 14,662
Transportation $      450 $      450
Personal/Misc. Expense $   2,734 $   3,164
TOTAL $ 29,356 $ 39,688
 

 

Cost of Attendance  for Aid year 2016-17 

resident budget 2016-17 (Fall-Spring)

Cost of Attendance Living with Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition  $   7,200 $   7,200
Student Fees $      240 $      240
Books and Supplies $      952 $      952
Room and Board $   4,482 $ 13,806
Transportation $      450 $      450
Personal/Misc. Expense $   2,574 $   2,980
TOTAL $ 15,898 $ 25,628


non-resident budget 2016-17 (FALL-SPRING)

Cost of Attendance Living with Parents Living Off-Campus
Tuition $ 20,160 $ 20,160
Student Fees $      240 $      240
Books and Supplies $      952 $      952
Room and Board $   4,482 $ 13,806
Transportation $      450 $      450
Personal/Misc. Expense $   2,574 $   2,980
TOTAL $ 28,858 $ 38,588