Chaminade University of Honolulu

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School Overview

Located on the beautiful island of Honolulu, Hawaii, Chaminade University of Honolulu offers a Catholic, Marianist and liberal arts education to over 2,200 students. Chaminade is a four-year, private non-profit university that offers 4 associate, 26 bachelor’s, and over 20 master’s degree programs to its online and on-campus students.

Chaminade University offers its students an education in a collaborative learning environment that prepares them for life, service and successful careers. Guided by its Catholic, Marianist and liberal arts educational traditions, Chaminade encourages the development of moral character, personal competencies, and a commitment to build a just and peaceful society. The University offers both the civic and church communities of the Pacific region its academic and intellectual resources in the pursuit of common aims.
Chaminade University of Honolulu Mission

Charminade University has two core commitments that flow from their mission:

  1. Service
  2. The character of their educational community

Chaminade University of Honolulu Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(808) 735-4711
Website:www.chaminade.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.chaminade.edu/forms/apps/ug/
Address:3140 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816-1578
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,277
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,185 (52% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$23,310
Out-of-state Tuition:$23,310
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$15,034

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Chaminade University of Honolulu Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Chaminade University of Honolulu.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services143
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education149
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service122
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Psychology11
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations2
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total52617

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Chaminade University of Honolulu.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services111
Education144
English Language and Literature/Letters1
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Psychology1
Grand total4106

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Chaminade University of Honolulu and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$23,310
Out-of-state$23,310
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$18,600
Out-of-state$18,600

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid214100%
Grant or scholarship aid21299%$15,034
Student loan aid11955%$5,858

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,47281%$11,603
Federal student loans84947%$7,331

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Chaminade University of Honolulu. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Chaminade University of Honolulu students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants842214628
Percent admitted100%90%92%
Percent admitted who enrolled34%36%34%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Chaminade University of Honolulu Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,277
Undergraduate enrollment1,680
Graduate enrollment597

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Chaminade University of Honolulu Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education, Commission on Accreditation
    • Montessori Education (MONTE) - Montessori teacher education programs and institutions (Chaminade University of Honolulu Montessori Teacher Education Program)

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