University of Hawaii-West Oahu

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world rank  1018

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Founded in 1976, University of Hawaii-West Oahu is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Kapolei (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Hawaii. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of Hawaii-West Oahu (UHWO) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US 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 44 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 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.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UHWO
Founded 1976
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address 91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei
96707-4507 Hawaii
United States
Tel +1 (808) 689 2800
Fax +1 (808) 689 2901

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Asian American, Native American or Pacific Islander-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 neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are 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 70-80%
Admission Office 91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei 96707
(808) 689 2900
(866) 299 8656

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Hawaii-West Oahu's Library
University of Hawaii-West Oahu's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 30,638 physical volumes, 1,866 physical media, 41,002 digital/electronic medium and 81 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Hawai?i System (UHS)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Academic Structure

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