UH, UH Manoa, UHM

University of Hawaii at Manoa

2500 Campus Rd, Honolulu, United States
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  • Total Documents
    370
  • Class Notes
    278
  • Textbook Notes
    64
  • Study Guides
    28
  • Currently Enrolled
    290
  • Previously Enrolled
    287

Overview of University of Hawaii at Manoa (UH, UH Manoa, UHM)

About this school

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, founded in 1907, is a public institution. Its mid-Pacific location offers unique opportunities for the study of Asian and Pacific cultures, marine sciences, evolutionary biology, international business, foreign languages and planetary sciences. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, and Tropical Agriculture; and the Schools of Accountancy; Architecture; Hawaiian, Asian and Pacific Studies; Law; Medicine; Nursing; Ocean and Earth Science Technology; Public Health; Social Work; and Travel Industry Management. Its 300-acre campus is located in Manoa Valley, a residential area near the center of metropolitan Honolulu.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:12,881
    • Men:5,679 (44.1%)
    • Women:7,202 (55.9%)

Location

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Admission Information (UH, UH Manoa, UHM)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Hawaii at Manoa is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
5
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
Recommended
March 1
ACT Only
Recommended
March 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Not used if submitted
March 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2500 Campus Road
City, State, Zip
Honolulu, HI  96822
Phone
(808) 956-8975
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 8,523 applicants were admitted
Women
84% of 5,432 applicants were admitted
Men
81% of 3,091 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,628 (37%) of 7,069 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,525 (33%) of 4,562 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,103 (44%) of 2,507 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.50
375 And Above
32%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
40%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
4%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UH, UH Manoa, UHM)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $11,970|Out-of-state: $34,002
  • Room & Board: - $13,689 (76.52616279069767%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,040 (5.813953488372093%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,159 (17.65988372093023%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Hawaii at Manoa accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001610
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,534 (91.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
977 (63.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
972 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
348 (35.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$15,477
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 961 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,392
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 517 (53.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,943
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 262 (27.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
463 (27.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,121

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
8,894 (81.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,154 (69.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,036 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,822 (30.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$14,944
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,800 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,011
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,531 (58.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,211
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,335 (22.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2,476 (22.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,434

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
45%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,233
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,849

Academics & Instruction (UH, UH Manoa, UHM)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


1,153

Part-Time Faculty


251

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


73%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 7% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 5% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
3,571,361

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
117
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Hawaii at Manoa provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.8%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


27.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


52.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


59.9%

Programs & Majors (UH, UH Manoa, UHM)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (82)


  • Accounting
  • Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Botany/Plant Biology, Other
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
  • Filipino/Tagalog Language and Literature
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Korean Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Meteorology
  • Microbiology, General
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
  • Plant Sciences, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Soil Sciences, Other
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Women's Studies
  • Youth Services/Administration
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Master of Library and Information Science, Master of Education in Teaching, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Accountancy, Master of Human Resources Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health

Master's Programs of Study (112)


  • Accounting
  • Adult Nursing
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • American Studies
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Asian Languages
  • Astronomy
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Botany
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Developmental Biology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Emergency Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entomology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Finance and Banking
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Human Resources Management
  • Hydrogeology
  • Information Science
  • Information Studies
  • International Business
  • International Development
  • Japanese
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Geology
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Meteorology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Management
  • Pacific Area/Pacific Rim Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Planetary and Space Sciences
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Real Estate
  • Religion
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation
  • Theater
  • Transportation Management
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Zoology

Campus Life (UH, UH Manoa, UHM)

Location & Geography

Population


374,658

Nearest Metropolitan Area


320 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Honolulu

Weather


Temperature
65.6 average low in January, 88.5 average high in September
Rain
97 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
7 mile(s) from campus in Honolulu
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


25% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


75%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
-
School Colors
Green and white, black and silver

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Archery
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Sailing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Water Polo

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, crew, cross-country running, golf, rugby, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Hawaii at Manoa offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, biology club, pre-medical association, international student association, katipunan, timpuyog

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


1% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


10,702

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
12,881
Women
7,202
Men
5,679

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 41.3% Asian
  • 1.8% Black/African-American
  • 2.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 16.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 17.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 20.5% White
  • 0.2% Unknown

International Students


2.8% from 67 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


4,731

Student Resources (UH, UH Manoa, UHM)

Study resources