University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, USA

Honolulu, USA


History, Affiliations & Rankings

The University of Hawaii at Manoa was founded in 1907 as the College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts under the Morrill Act as a land grant. It achieved its university status in 1920 with the addition of the College of Arts and Sciences. The university is located in Honolulu, the capital and largest city of Hawaii, USA. The University of Hawaii at Manoa abbreviated as UH Manoa is a top-notch university and holds the 60th rank in the THE World University Ranking of top US Universities. The QS World University Ranking 2020 of the University of Hawaii at Manoa is 326. Meanwhile, US News and World Report awarded the 109th position to UH with respect to the top universities in the US.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The campus of the University of Hawaii at Manoa is located in a beautiful US state of Hawai’i, with the Pacific Ocean as the backdrop. It is an ideal place to study and explore the rich culture and diversity of the region. The University of Hawai’i at Manoa provides state-of-the-art facilities to students to ensure the intellectual and mental well-being of each student. These services and amenities include recreation and cultural events, on-campus food facilities, housing facilities, sports, and fun, etc. UH, Manoa has 8-degree granting colleges and 7 degree-granting schools to offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses in various disciplines like architecture, law, medicine, engineering, business, arts, agriculture, and technology.

Accomplishments & Alumni 

Over the years, the University of Hawai’i Manoa has been improving the lives of students and the community through its intensive educational and research programs. UH Manoa is a globally recognized centre for learning and research. The vision of the university is to create innovative leaders who have abilities to create a sustainable and better society. Every year, around 4,000 students graduate from the university and most of them join the alumni network of the university as a lifelong commitment and engagement. The alumni network of UH Manoa is a community of over 1,60,000 graduates, living and working across 60 countries around the world.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

UH Manoa is home to hundreds of students from across 140 countries and regions around the globe. 6% of the total students at UH Manoa are international students among whom, 35.1% are Asian students. Every year UH Manoa enrolls more than 17,500 students in the degree programs. UH Manoa provides, both, on-campus and off-campus opportunities to students. Along with this, the employment opportunities and study abroad programmes help students build better career opportunities right after the completion of their studies.

COVID-19 Response 

The latest update on the teaching & learning programmes for the upcoming academic session at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is as follows:

  • The Fall Term at the UH Manoa will soon begin and the classes are likely to begin in a mix of in-person, online, and hybrid formats. The university is hopeful to increase the number of in-person classes for the Fall term.

  • Students aspiring to participate in the on-campus and in-person activities, including accessing student accommodation are required to be fully vaccinated by any one of the vaccines listed on the WHO Emergency Use List with the assessment status of 'finalised'. Those unable to receive their vaccines before arriving at Hawai’i will receive opportunities to be vaccinated once they have landed in the state.

  • As the COVID-19 vaccination is at pace, UH Manoa is hopeful to allow all its students, faculty, and staff to return to campus.

  • UH, Manoa shall continue to provide additional safety measures to protect its students, faculty, and staff from infection. Apart from the general safety measures like the use of masks, sanitization, personal hygiene, and cleaning, the university has also included surveillance testing and testing wastewater from the student housing complexes for COVID-19.

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2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822 | 808 956 8975 |

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