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University of Hawaii at Hilo 110001

What could be better then studying in paradise? University of Hawaii at Hilo, the second largest division of the University of Hawaii system, provides a great atmosphere to pursue a higher education through small class sizes, hands-on learning, and natural island laboratories. The largely diverse student population and a caring staff make this a unique and enjoyable place to continue your education. 

Founded as Hawaii Vocational College in 1947, UHH has grown into a full scale facility offering 35 undergraduate and 3 graduate degree programs. UHH is one of the top colleges in the country to study marine biology, volcanology, astronomy, and Hawaiian studies all of which have won numerous awards. Not only does the university offer educational programs, it also urges students to get involved with activities and cultural aspects around the Big Island.

Slowly, people are beginning to discover this well-kept secret with enrollment steadily increasing each year. Yet, with over 3,000 enrolled students, UHH still seems to always have that small, private college feel to it. One can only assume it must be the Aloha Spirit which is present in the classroom as well as in every student’s heart.


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