University of Hawaii at Manoa

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world rank  1327

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University Overview

Established in 1907, University of Hawaii at Manoa is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Honolulu (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Hawaii. Officially accredited 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 US 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 113 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UHM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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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
96822-2217 Hawaii
United States
Tel +1 (808) 956 8111
Fax +1 (808) 956 4153

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian-serving Institution
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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 2600 Campus Road, QLC 001
Honolulu 96822
(808) 956 8975
800 823 9771

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Hawaii at Manoa's Library
University of Hawaii at Manoa's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 2,254,774 physical volumes, 111,550 physical media, 23,256 digital/electronic medium and 395 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Hawaii at Manoa's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes
University of Hawaii at Manoa provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,285 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Hawai?i System (UHS)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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