How does Chaminade support your student’s development?

We understand the commitment your family makes when choosing a college for your student. At Chaminade, we are just as committed to your student’s success. A quality private education at Chaminade means a four-year graduation guarantee, smaller class sizes, and an accessible faculty. In addition, it means that your student will be able to broaden her college experience through career preparation, community service, and study abroad opportunities. Whatever your student’s academic and career goals, we are committed to helping her achieve them.

Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Submit your student’s FAFSA by the end of February to qualify for federal aid the following year. Aid packages are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so it’s important to submit your application early. Detailed information on the FAFSA, the application process, and its deadline can be found on the FAFSA website.

Once the FAFSA has been submitted, your student may be eligible for a number of grant, scholarship, and work-study opportunities.


  • Campus-wide Scholarships
  • External Scholarships and Scholarship Databases
  • Native Hawaiian Scholarships

Cost of Attendance vs. Actual Cost of Attendance

The actual cost of attendance will depend on your student’s goals and needs while at Chaminade. It will also depend on your student’s financial aid package and scholarships. Use our cost of attendance budgets to estimate your student’s actual cost of attendance. These budgets are only estimates and are prepared prior to financial aid being taken into account.


Chaminade is committed to providing a safe environment for our students. We have implemented many procedures to keep our campus community healthy and safe, including an emergency notification system, an evening hours escort service, and campus-wide security patrols. Visit the following links to learn more:

  • Campus Security
  • Residential Life Guide

Supporting Your Student

Long-Term Success and Academic Advising

  • Academic Advising
  • Tutoring Center
  • Career Preparation

Student Life

  • Residential Life
  • Dining Services
  • Office of Student Activities and Leadership