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University of Hawaii at Manoa Overview

University of Hawaii at Manoa is a public institution situated in Honolulu, Hawaii. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is University of Hawaii at Manoa Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$41,938 Avg Cost After Aid
70% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% student loan default rate at UH Manoa is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UH Manoa.
  • In <nil>, 79% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from UH Manoa makes roughly $56,055 a year. This is 37% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

Where Is University of Hawaii at Manoa?


Contact details for UH Manoa are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822-2217
Phone: 808-956-8111

How Do I Get Into UH Manoa?

You can apply to UH Manoa online at:

Admission Requirements for UH Manoa

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UH Manoa?

70% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
3% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at UH Manoa is 70%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 29% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 72%, and the acceptance rate for women is 69%.

Average Test Scores

About 3% 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 550 and 660. Math scores were between 530 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Hawaii at Manoa  ( 550 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Hawaii at Manoa  ( 530 to 630 )
UH Manoa received ACT scores from 6% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 25. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 27.

ACT English Scores for University of Hawaii at Manoa  ( 19 to 25 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Hawaii at Manoa  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Hawaii at Manoa  ( 20 to 27 )

Can I Afford University of Hawaii at Manoa?

$41,938 Net Price
29% Take Out Loans
1.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UH Manoa is $41,938. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UH Manoa, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $6,474 a year. That adds up to $25,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UH Manoa is 1.4%. 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.

University of Hawaii at Manoa Undergraduate Student Diversity

11,279 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 14,120 undergraduate students at UH Manoa, with 11,279 being full-time and 2,841 being part-time.


There are also 4,978 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 11,279 full-time undergraduates at UH Manoa, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Hawaii at Manoa students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3,751
Black or African American 178
Hispanic or Latino 1,492
White 2,280
International Students 455
Other Races/Ethnicities 3,123

Geographic Diversity

Hawaii students aren't the only ones who study at University of Hawaii at Manoa. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 76 countries are represented at UH Manoa. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, China, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Hawaii at Manoa

8,179 Took All Classes Online
17,004 Took At Least One Class Online
26.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 17,004 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UH Manoa has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in Hawaii for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UH Manoa

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Hawaii at Manoa was 26.3%. This is the #941 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UH Manoa regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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