University of Hawaii at Manoa

2600 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall, Room 001, Honolulu, HI 96822-2301

About University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate13,952
Student Age% Under 2563%
 % 25 and Over37%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time72%
 % Part-time28%
Race/Ethnicity% White27.1%
 % Black1.3%
 % Asian59.0%
 % Latino2.5%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown1.0%
 % International student9%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
 Doctoral Degree
 Doctoral Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted67%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled40%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT87%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT24%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800580 / 800
 SAT Writing480 / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math510 / 800620 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite21 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English20 / 3625
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math20 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$70
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$8,095
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$21,535
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid68%
 % Undergraduates with Loans33%
 % Undergraduates with Grants55%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,146
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,410
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,536
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,729
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,729
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,511

Neighborhood Data for the Honolulu Area

Median Age41.3
Median Household Income$56,939
Total Population335,282
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.1% 50.9%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1753.8%46.2%
 Age 18-2448.9%51.1%
 Age 25-2950.6%49.4%
 Age 30-3952.7%47.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White18.4%
 % Black1.6%
 % Asian55.6%
 % Latino5.0%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander8.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,410
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,536
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,094
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50015.8%11.8%3.8%
 $500 to $74918.3%8.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99926.1%26.7%11.5%
 Over $100039.8%52.8%75.6%
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