University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

World University Rankings 2023
US College Rankings 2022
2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, HI 96822, United States

About University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

The University of Hawai'i at Mānoa is the flagship campus of the University of Hawai'i System, founded in 1907.

The beautiful Mānoa Valley is an affluent area located just outside downtown Honolulu, on the island of Oʻahu. According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, it is also the most diverse university in terms of both students and faculty.

Today, the university is 320 acres and consists of four colleges of arts and sciences: arts and humanities, languages, literatures and linguistics, natural sciences and social sciences.

The library of UH Mānoa, is one of the largest academic libraries in the United States and provides students access to 3.4 million volumes, 50,000 journals, and thousands of digital documents.

The university offers over 50 distance learning courses, using technology instead of face-to-face teaching, which replaces either all or a portion of class instruction. Students interact with their instructors and peers from a variety of locations to develop their studies.

UH Mānoa student organisations cover a range of academic topics, career interests, recreational activities, and lifestyles. They are dedicated to a range of themes from social and political issues to arts & culture, community service, academic, and other activities.

The university has a large sports budget and is the only Hawai'i university to compete in NCAA Division I. It competes in the Mountain West Conference for football and the Big West Conference for the majority of their other sports.

Notable alumni include Neil Abercrombie, former governor of Hawai'i, Robyn Ah Mow-Santos, a USA Volleyball Team member and former Olympian, and Daniel Akaka, a former US Senator.

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Key statistics

  • 10.7
    No. of students per staff
  • 56 : 44
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 11%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 14,628
    Number of FTE Students
  • $13,366
    On-campus Room and Board
  • $34,218
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
  • $44,133
    Salary after 10 years
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings and (2) 2022 US Rankings

Subjects taught at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Engineering & technology

    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Law

    • Law
  • Psychology

    • Psychology
  • Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Architecture
    • Archaeology
    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
  • Life sciences

    • Agriculture & Forestry
    • Sport Science
    • Biological Sciences
    • Veterinary Science
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Social sciences

    • Geography
    • Sociology
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Education

    • Education