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Chaminade University of Honolulu: Narrative Description

CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY OF HONOLULU D-8

3140 Waialae Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96816-1578
Tel: (808)735-4711
Free: 800-735-3733
Admissions: (808)735-4735
Fax: (808)739-4647
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.chaminade.edu/

Description:

Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees. Founded 1955. Setting: 62-acre urban campus. Endowment: $3.7 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $3733 per student. Total enrollment: 1,783. Faculty: 136 (77 full-time, 59 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 791 applied, 97% were admitted. 15% from top 10% of their high school class, 38% from top quarter, 65% from top half. Full-time: 1,049 students, 69% women, 31% men. Part-time: 30 students, 87% women, 13% men. Students come from 41 states and territories, 11 other countries, 43% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 4% black, 64% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 17% 25 or older, 11% transferred in. Retention: 55% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: protective services/public administration; social sciences and history; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at University of Hawaii at Manoa, Brigham Young University, Hawaii Pacific University. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Required for some: interview. Entrance: minimally difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $23,200 includes full-time tuition ($14,330) and college room and board ($8870). College room only: $4680. Full-time tuition varies according to course load. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $478 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 32 open to all. Most popular organizations: Lumana O Samoa (Samoan Club), Kaimi Lalakea (Hawaiian Club), Rotaract Club, Residence Hall Association, Chaminade Student Government Association. Major annual events: International Extravaganza, Campus Ministry Awakening Retreats, Club Fest. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 395 college housing spaces available; 346 were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Sullivan Library with 78,000 books, 6,361 microform titles, 6,730 serials, 566 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $377,150. 90 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

See University of Hawaii - Manoa.

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