Chaminade University of Honolulu

Honolulu, HI

Chaminade, founded in 1955, is a church-affiliated university. Its 67-acre campus is located four miles east of downtown Honolulu and two miles north of Waikiki Beach.

Website: www.chaminade.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,157
Undergraduate
Students
(71.3%) 825 Women
(28.7%) 332 Men
562
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
91% of 742 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.42
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
19-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$43,125
Tuition and Fees
$25,374
Room and Board
$13,630
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Freshman Award
$22,202
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,933
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
91
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Honolulu Population
374,658
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Honolulu
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Silversword
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
37.5% Asian
3.1% Black/African-American
4.5% Hispanic/Latino
10.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
26.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
14.4% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students
1.4% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 4
Foreign Language    
Social Studies 3  
History    
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
3140 Waialae Avenue
City, State, Zip
Honolulu, HI 96816-1578
Phone
(808) 735-4735
Fax
(808) 739-4647
E-mail
admissions@chaminade.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for some freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
91% of 742 applicants were admitted
Women
90% of 524 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 218 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
334 (50%) of 674 admitted students enrolled
Women
238 (50%) of 473 admitted students enrolled
Men
96 (48%) of 201 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.42
3.75 and Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
15%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
21 average
19-23 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
0%
Score of 24 - 29
20%
Score of 18 - 23
68%
Score of 12 - 17
12%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 19%
Top quarter: 46%
Top half: 81%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$43,125
Tuition and Fees
$25,374
Room and Board
$13,630
Books and Supplies
$1,600
Other Expenses
$2,341
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
Not reported
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001605
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
189 (92.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
141 (78.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
139 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
12 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$22,202
Need-Based Gift
Received by 129 (92.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,950
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 77 (53.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,378
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 139 (98.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
68 (27.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,343

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
910 (82.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
761 (83.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
756 (99.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
98 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$20,566
Need-Based Gift
Received by 702 (92.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,621
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 482 (66.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,312
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 738 (97.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
336 (26.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,104

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
62%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,933
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
20.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
5.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, TEACH Grants
Non-Need–Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Biological Sciences, Education, Health Fields, Premedicine
Number of Awards
969
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
55
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
49
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • History, Other
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Interior Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Most Popular Disciplines
Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
91
Part-Time Faculty
47
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 30% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 50% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 20% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
217,947
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
200
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Not available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Child Development
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Honolulu Population
374,658
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Honolulu
Campus Size
62 acres

Weather

Temperature
65.6 average low in January, 88.5 average high in September
Rain
97 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
 
Nearest Train Station
 

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
23% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
77%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Silversword
School Colors
Blue and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf     x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x    
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf    
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Tennis    
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, lumana o samoa (samoan club), kaimi lalakea (hawaiian club), rotaract, residence hall association, chaminade student government association
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,157
Women
825 (71.3%)
Men
332 (28.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,125
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
37.5% Asian
3.1% Black/African-American
4.5% Hispanic/Latino
10.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
26.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
14.4% White
3.8% Unknown
International Students.
1.4% from 11 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
562

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.8%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
50%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
53.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 3%
Arts and Sciences 5%
Education 2%

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