University of Hawaii at Manoa

country rank  495
world rank  1486

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University Overview

Established in 1907, University of Hawaii at Manoa is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Honolulu (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Hawaii. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 112 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UHM
Founded 1907
Motto Ma luna a'e o na lahui a pau ke ola o ke kanaka
Above all nations is humanity
Colours Green, black and white

University Location

Address 2500 Campus Road
Honolulu (population range: 250,000-499,999)
96822-2217 Hawaii
United States
T +1 (808) 956 8111
F +1 (808) 956 4153

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 2600 Campus Road, QLC 001
Honolulu 96822
+1 (808) 956 8975
800 823 9771

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,500-4,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Hawaii at Manoa's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1955


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineers and Technology (ABET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Hawaiʻi System (UHS)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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