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University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, Hawaii
Queen Liliʻuokalani Center for Student Services credit: Travis.Thurston
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Overview
Public
10,871 Undergraduates
85% Admissions Rate
City: Large
Public
Region: West
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, Hawaii
96822-2217
(808) 956-8111
www.manoa.hawaii.edu

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, a public research university in Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, is one of the top 160 institutions of higher learning in the United States. Maui politician William Coelho helped to establish the school in 1907, which was started with a land-grant bill. It was previously named the College of Hawaiʻi, and it became the University of Hawaiʻi in 1920. The school’s motto is "Ma luna a'e o na lahui a pau ke ola o ke kanaka” in Hawaiian or “Above all nations is humanity.” Notable alumni include Former U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye, United States Senator Tammy Duckworth, American business executive Richard Parsons, the father of Former President of the United States Barack Obama, Barack Obama Sr., President Barack Obama’s mother Ann Dunham, Former U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka, United States Navy Officer Robert Ballard and politician Neil Abercrombie. The school’s colors are green and white, its mascot is Vili the Warrior and its teams are nicknamed Rainbow Warriors (for the men) and Rainbow Wahine for the women. The university’s sports affiliations are NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division I Big West, MW and MPSF. Varsity sports offered include men’s football, baseball, basketball, cross country, golf and swimming and diving, and women’s basketball, beach volleyball, softball, water polo and tennis.

Location

Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It is an unincorporated part of and the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu along the southeast coast of the island of Oʻahu. The city is the main gateway to Hawaiʻi and a major portal into the United States. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

96

restaurants score

Students
44%

Men

56%

Women

23

Average Age of Entering Students

1095

New Transfer Students

Admissions
85%

Acceptance Rate

31%

Enrollment Yield

970-1190

SAT Range

7,409

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$13,520

Typical Cost

$33,786

Out-Of-State (published)

$11,754

In-State (published)

72%

Recieve Financial Aid

78%

Have Loans

$12,670

Median Debt

Academics
13.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

239

Doctorates Awareded

Communication Technologies

Top Major

4

Faculty Awards

10

National Academy Members

243

Post Docs Employed

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 200 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, five fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Notable, known as a party school
Athletics
Football Conference:

Mountain West Conference

Basketball Conference:

Big West Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Big West Conference

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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