Formerly known as Maui Community College, University of Hawai’i Maui College (UH Maui College) is a public college located on the island of Maui (Kahului.) The main Kahului campus and four education centers of the college offer degree and certificate programs, including several four-year degree courses.
UH Maui College is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and was founded in 1931 as the Maui Vocational School. The current name was given in 1966, when the college was authorized to grant associate degrees in Arts and Science. The name change was implemented to reflect the three baccalaureate degrees that were added to its portfolio that same year.
At $2,328 tuition per year for in-state students, it is very affordable for the local population. Out-of-state students, however, are charged $9,600 per year. There are several clubs, societies and organizations that students can participate in apart from their course curriculum. This encourages an active participation in the community at large and among the student community.
UH Maui College programs cover a wide range of education needs such as Hospitality and Tourism, Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology, Culinary, Business Technology and more. Its mission is to provide affordable, high-quality education to a diverse community of lifelong learners; its vision is to develop a world-class institution that delivers on that promise of affordable, high-quality education. To that end, UH Maui College uses its resources effectively to create a superior learning environment that equips students to handle real careers in the real world.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $2,900-$3,500
- Out-of-State: $7,900-$9,446
- Charges for part-time students are:
- State Residents: $120-$140 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $330-$390 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||72%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||66%||$4,234|
|Receiving Student Loans||23%||$4,748|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, University of Hawaii Maui College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Child care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for University of Hawaii Maui College, versus those community colleges in Hawaii, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|UH Maui College||Maui County||Hawaii|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2004)
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2009)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1986)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Hawaii Maui College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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