UH Strategic Directions Measures

  • Definition: Based on Common Data set survey methodology.
    Includes:
    •   First-time, undergraduate students at the institution
    •   Only loans made to student while enrolled at the institution
  • Excludes:
    •   Transfer-in students
    •   Money borrowed at other institutions
    •   Parent PLUS loans
    •   Pharmacy BA degrees since Pharmacy BA students are planning to be graduate degree seekers
  • Based on first degree earned
  • Adjusted for inflation using CPI for Honolulu where FY 11-12=100 (Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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Average Total Debt Per Undergraduate Completer - UH 4-Year Institutions

  Campus
FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018
  UH Mānoa $24,175 $22,397 $23,619 $24,307 $24,143
  UH Hilo $20,403 $23,083 $23,174 $28,306 $24,702
  UH West Oʻahu $16,152 $15,356 $18,451 $18,492 $17,079
Average Total Debt Per Undergraduate Completer - UH 2-Year Institutions

  Campus
FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018
    Hawaiʻi CC $9,106 $10,938 $11,542 $11,881 $11,823
    Honolulu CC $6,155 $8,310 $9,864 $7,797 $8,367
    Kapiʻolani CC $11,277 $12,542 $12,763 $11,651 $13,979
    Kauaʻi CC $7,666 $9,100 $9,470 $8,594 $12,675
    Leeward CC $9,312 $9,479 $8,825 $12,414 $10,388
    UH Maui College $18,680 $17,700 $18,209 $17,962 $17,425
    Windward CC $11,481 $9,633 $12,759 $11,400 $11,301
Average Total Debt Per Undergraduate Completer - Common Data Set

  Campus
FY2012 FY2013 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018
  UH Mānoa $21,659 $21,872 $24,175 $22,937 $23,619 $24,307 $24,143
  UH Hilo $19,391 $22,108 $20,403 $23,083 $23,174 $23,083 $23,174
  UH West Oʻahu $13,292 $12,447 $16,152 $15,356 $18,451 $18,492 $17,079

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