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Chaminade University of Honolulu – Tuition & Success Analysis

Honolulu, HI

Chaminade University of Honolulu – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,651

Average annual cost of attendance: $18,161

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $21,500

Campus Setting: Large City

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

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Chaminade University of Honolulu Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $14,389

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $16,485

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $19,093

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $20,826

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $21,893


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Chaminade University of Honolulu. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Chaminade University of Honolulu Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 52%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 74%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $38,400

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 60%

Chaminade University of Honolulu Admissions

Chaminade University of Honolulu Acceptance Rate: 91%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 440 to 540

SAT Critical Reading: 430 to 520

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 17 to 23

ACT Math: 17 to 23

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Chaminade University of Honolulu actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Chaminade University of Honolulu Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 42%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 47%

Typical student debt: $21,500

Typical monthly loan payment: $229

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Majors at Chaminade University of Honolulu


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Chaminade University of Honolulu:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 5%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 10%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 3%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 1%
  • Education – 10%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 3%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 12%
  • History – 3%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 26%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities – 13%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 1%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Psychology – 11%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 2%

For more information about the various majors at Chaminade University of Honolulu, visit their website.

Chaminade University of Honolulu Diversity


Overall Composition at Chaminade University of Honolulu

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Chaminade University of Honolulu full time:  82%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Chaminade University of Honolulu part time:  18%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Chaminade University of Honolulu:  36%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 32%

Black: 8%

Hispanic: 8%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 20%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Two or more races: 10%

Unknown: 5%

White: 17%

Chaminade University of Honolulu Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.8

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 2.1

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 14.0

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.