The University of Hawaii at Hilo is one of America's most sought-after public institutions. Since its foundation, the university has significantly contributed to Hilo's cultural, economic, and social developments.
- Almost 89 percent of UH Hilo students receive some kind of financial aid. Some of the scholarships for the international students at UH Hilo include the UH Hilo International Student Scholarship, UH Hilo Dean Scholarship, UH Scholarships, and likewise.
- The university provides students with various opportunities to interact with and engage in the university, locally, nationally, and globally through study-abroad programs and the National Student Exchange.
- The small class sizes of UH, coupled with an excellent faculty and a diverse student community, make learning all the more fruitful and impactful.