Cost of Attendance: Graduate

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To assist students and their families to plan ahead for matriculation at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, the normative budgets listed below are used to determine the degree of applicants' need for financial aid, the difference between family resources and the applicants' status.

2011-2012 Cost of Attendance

UHM Graduate Student Budget - (9 months)**

Budget Category Expense Resident Non-Resident
Living with Parents
Tuition (8 credits) 7,328 17,856
Fees 720 720
Books/Supplies 1,170 1,170
Meals/Housing 3,442 3,442
Personal Expenses 1,304 1,304
TOTAL BUDGET 13,964 24,492
Living in UH Dorm
Tuition (8 credits) 7,328 17,856
Fees 720 720
Books/Supplies 1,170 1,170
Meals/Housing 10,279 10,279
Personal Expenses 1,522 1,522
TOTAL BUDGET 21,019 31,547
Living Off-Campus
Tuition (8 credits) 7,328 17,856
Fees 720 720
Books/Supplies 1,170 1,170
Meals/Housing 12,543 12,543
Personal Expenses 1,522 1,522
TOTAL BUDGET 23,283 33,811

Annual Tuition Amounts for Other UHM Programs

  Resident Non-Resident
Law 16,728 31,872
Medicine 29,184 61,464

**Graduate budget is based on 8 credits as full-time.

(subject to change)

The costs above (other than tuition and fees and dorm rates) are based on information from the U.S. Department of Labor and adjusted for Hawaiʻi's inflation factor by the Hawaiʻi State Department of Labor and Statistics. The development of the budget reflects the work of a special UH system-wide Student Budget Committee, and is issued by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.


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