University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is University of Hawaii at Manoa Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of Hawaii at Manoa was awarded 254 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is Pacific Area/Pacific Rim studies.

Overall Quality

UH Manoa is ranked #901 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

UH Manoa also holds the #5 spot on the Best Colleges in Hawaii ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into UH Manoa?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 83%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that UH Manoa is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 63% of students accepted to UH Manoa submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 620. Math scores were between 520 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Hawaii at Manoa  ( 530 to 620 )
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SAT Math Scores for University of Hawaii at Manoa  ( 520 to 620 )
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800
UH Manoa received ACT scores from 51% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Hawaii at Manoa  ( 21 to 26 )
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University of Hawaii at Manoa Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At UH Manoa, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 78%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  78 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Hawaii at Manoa

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 81% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of Hawaii at Manoa enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at UH Manoa is 21%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  21 out of 100
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University of Hawaii at Manoa Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 12,631 undergraduates at UH Manoa with 10,560 being full-time and 2,071 being part-time.

How Much Does University of Hawaii at Manoa Cost?

The overall average net price of UH Manoa is $15,030. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UH Manoa

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,986 $12,540 $15,372 $18,547 $21,373

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UH Manoa, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UH Manoa, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $7,149 a year. That adds up to $28,596 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UH Manoa is 3.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do UH Manoa Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UH Manoa with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $45,800 in their early years. That's great news for UH Manoa students since it is 15% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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See which majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa make the most money.

Location of University of Hawaii at Manoa

Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, University of Hawaii at Manoa is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for UH Manoa are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822-2217
Phone: 808-956-8111
Website: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uhmanoa
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/UHManoaNews

University of Hawaii at Manoa Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 97 majors graduated from University of Hawaii at Manoa. Of these students, 3,100 received undergraduate degrees and 1,356 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 177 $27,000
General Biology 157 $25,000
Communication & Media Studies 143 $30,100
Teacher Education Grade Specific 123 $44,300
Nursing 116 $65,300
Health & Physical Education 115 $29,200
Finance & Financial Management 113 $38,500
Marketing 105 $36,800
Accounting 89 $46,200
Business Administration & Management 88 $40,300

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Hawaii at Manoa along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UH Manoa

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 3,547 students took at least one online class at University of Hawaii at Manoa. This is an increase from the 2,898 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 3,547 823
2017-2018 2,898 721
2016-2017 2,825 755
2015-2016 2,848 677
2013-2014 2,599 634

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

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