University of Hawaii-West Oahu

country rank  1470
world rank  4908

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University Overview

Founded in 1976, University of Hawaii-West Oahu is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Kapolei (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Hawaii. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of Hawaii-West Oahu (UHWO) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Hawaii-West Oahu (UHWO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 42 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UHWO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UHWO
Founded 1976
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei (population range: 10,000-49,999)
96707-4507 Hawaii
United States
T +1 (808) 689 2800
F +1 (808) 689 2901

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 96-129 Ala Ike
Pearl City 96782
+1 (808) 454 4700
(866) 299 8656

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1981

Affiliations

  • University of Hawaiʻi System (UHS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018