University of Hawaii Maui College

University of Hawaii Maui College

310 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, Hawaii 96732-1617


  • College Type: 4-year, primarily associate’s, Public
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Total Student Population: 2,724
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 31%
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The University of Hawaii Maui College (UHMC) is a public, co-educational college located in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. It is part of the University of Hawaii system and offers a wide range of associate and bachelor’s degree programs, as well as certificate programs and non-credit courses.

UHMC is known for its strong programs in Hawaiian Studies Applied Business and Information Technology, Culinary Arts, Dental Hygiene, Early Childhood Education, and Sustainable Science Management.

The University of Hawaii Maui College’s mission is to provide accessible, high-quality education and training opportunities that empower individuals to achieve their goals, enrich their lives, and contribute to the economic, social, and cultural development of Maui County and the state of Hawaii.

UHMC aims to provide workforce development programs that would enable the students with the skills needed for high-demand careers, and lifelong learning programs that offer continuing education opportunities for community members.

The college also emphasizes on the importance of Hawaiian culture and values, with a commitment to the preservation and perpetuation of the Hawaiian language, history, and traditions.

The college also has partnerships with local businesses and organizations to provide its students with opportunities for internships and hands-on learning experiences.

The campus is located on 78 acres and features modern facilities, including a state-of-the-art science building, a culinary arts center, and a library with resources and services for students.

UHMC also has a vibrant campus life, with student organizations, clubs, and activities that reflect the unique culture and traditions of Hawaii.

UHMC has a high rate of acceptance of 100% and a graduation rate of 31%. The school also has a low student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1 and is focused on personalized learning.

The University of Hawaii Maui College is a well-respected institution and is a great school of choice for students seeking a quality yet affordable education and a supportive learning environment.

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:2,724
Undergraduate enrollment:2,724
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:0.2%
      Black or African American:0.6%
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander:5.9%
      Two or more races:30.0%
      Race/ethnicity unknown:2.6%
      Non-resident alien:1.9%
(Enrollment data Fall 2021)

Degrees Offered

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree

Majors Offered

  • Accounting
  • Administration of Justice
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Automotive Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Business Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • Creative Media
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology
  • Hawaiian Studies
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marine Options Program
  • Natural Science
  • Nursing
  • Visual Arts
  • Short-Term Training


 Academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students2021-222020-212019-20
    Tuition & fees
      In-state$3,278 $3,278 $3,278 
      Out-of-state$8,414 $8,414 $8,414 
    Books and supplies$1,350 $1,340 $1,058 
      Room and board$15,896 $14,928 $15,302 
      Other expenses$4,988 $4,962 $6,792 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$4,988 $4,962 $6,344