Profile Data from 2013
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  • Avg. SAT Score
    1096
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $8,664
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,000
  • Program Length
    Two Year
Contact Information
2404 Maile Way
Honolulu, 96822,
Website

About Shidler College of Business

The Shidler College of Business leads in the Asia-Pacific region, providing students with an in-depth understanding of the best business practices, an awareness of languages and cultures, and use of emerging technologies within a complex global environment. The College offers a wide selection of degree, certificate and executive programs in a multicultural environment enhanced by collaborative learning, research projects, international speakers, internships, study abroad and career opportunities. Ranked among the top 25 institutions for international business and the only AACSB accredited MBA program in Hawaii, the College equips its graduates with the ability to learn and to lead throughout their lifetime.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    79%
  • Yield
    40%
  • Average Salary
    $39,097
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1949

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Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
79% The University of Hawaii 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. Extracurricular activities
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 1020
  • Min. ACT 22
  • Min. GPA 2.80
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT
  • Min. ACT
  • Min. GPA
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
6620% 6,620
79% 79
40% 40
79% School Selectivity
40% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • sat
  • act
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

TOEFL 173 computer test, 61 internet test, 500 paper test

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
520% 520
49% 49
96% 96
49% Program Selectivity
96% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers 2.5
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 0
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

we just started the program, so they have not yet reached business school (junior standing)

Careers

Financial Services 31%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 8%
  • Real Estate 3%
  • Non-profit 2%
bank of hawaii 6
Top Employer
  • deloitte 6
  • pearl harbor shipyard 3
  • axa advisors 3
More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
55% 55
59% 59.252482758620694
55% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
28% 28
17% 16.796475409836066
28% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0% 0
9% 9.484761904761905
0% Accept Offers
79% Graduates seeking full-time employment
21% Graduates not seeking employment
80% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
2% 2
$26,000.00 Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
55% 55
$40,550.00
24K 50K
General Management
5% 5
$40,320.00
24K 58K
Human Resources
6% 6
$26,880.00 Data not provided
Management Information Systems
4% 4
$53,400.00
47K 60K
Marketing/Sales
20% 20
$36,065.00
20K 51K
Operations/Production
2% 2
Data not provided
Logistics/Transportation
0% 0
Data not provided
Other
6% 6
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
15% 15
$46,784.00
36K 49K
Consumer Products/Retail
15% 15
$38,167.00
25K 51K
Consulting
8% 8
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
31% 31
$31,239.00
24K 41K
Government/Education
13% 13
$34,600.00
24K 47K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
3% 3
$57,600.00 Data not provided
Manufacturing
2% 2
$49,200.00
48K 51K
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
$30,000.00 Data not provided
Non-Profit
2% 2
$26,880.00 Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
$19,200.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
3% 3
Data not provided
Sports/Leisure
1% 1
Data not provided
Technology/Science
3% 3
$60,000.00 Data not provided
Other
2% 2
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. South
4% 4
$38,400.00
30K 47K
U.S. Midwest
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. West
93% 93
$39,142.00
20K 60K
Canada
1% 1
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • merrill lynch 32
  • hawaiian airlines 18
  • boeing 12
  • northwestern mutual 11
  • pacific integrity 10
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 15
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 43
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 78
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 163
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
professional Skill workshop, career expos (2x/yr), highlight business of the week, interactive career website, on-campus interviews professional counseling

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$21,563
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $8,664
  • Fees $1,700
  • Expenses $11,199
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$37,811
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $24,912
  • Fees $1,700
  • Expenses $11,199
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://.hawaii.edu/fas
Scholarships
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Shidler College of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
40% 37
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
40% 23
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 Shidler College of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
5% Less than 20 Students 12% More than 50 Students
83% 21 to 50 students
23 Average number of students in non-business required electives
44 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Two Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2009
Degrees Offered
  • bba/accounting
  • bba/entrepreneurship
  • bba/finance
  • bba/marketing
  • bba/M.I.S.
  • bba/management
  • bba/international business
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
75% 75
56% 56
Prominent Faculty
  • steve vargo

    marketing

  • dana alden

    marketing

  • tung bui

    operations management

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    strongly recommended internship program

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    we have over a dozen partner schools and strong scholarship support for study abroad

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

Students

1160 75th Percentile Score on SAT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
%
%
%
%
%
%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
93% 93
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
7% 7
21 Average age of full-time students
78% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
18% 18
92% 92

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 22,750
Alumni Donations
$2,720 Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • walter dodds

    chairman, Hawaiian Telecom

  • Cecelia Ho

    ececutive director, goldman sacs (Asia)

  • Jay Shidler

    The Shidler Group