Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. We've assembled this University of Hawaii at Hilo veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: University of Hawaii at Hilo GI Bill® Information
What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on UH Hilo:
An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.
According to the VA, there are 147 GI Bill® students at UH Hilo. Around 4.64% of students at the school are using the GI Bill® since the total enrollment at UH Hilo is 3,165. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.
Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill®, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.
University of Hawaii at Hilo participates in the following federal programs for vets.
|DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)||Yes|
What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.
|Career and Vocational Support|
|Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations|
|Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.|
|Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)|
|Referrals to community organizations as needed.|
UH Hilo may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.
There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.
Notes and References
More about our data sources and methodologies.
**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.