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University of Hawaii at Manoa

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Law (1)

About

History

Established in 1907, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is the largest and oldest of the 10 UH campuses. Mānoa offers hundreds of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees; a strong, vital research program; and nationally ranked NCAA Division I athletics. UH Mānoa is a research university of international standings.

Education

  • At UH Mānoa, we offer more than 200 degree programs through 18 colleges and schools. Programs in the departments of oceanography, astronomy, international business, Pacific Islands and Asian area studies, earth science, marine biology and library and information science are ranked among nation’s best.

Research

MissionThe Mānoa Institutional Research Office provides information and research-based analysis to fulfill mandatory reporting requirements and support university decision-making for institutional effectiveness.Goals

  • To collaborate with offices within and outside of UH Mānoa to build a cohesive, standardized, and reliable data and reporting system.
  • To offer accurate, timely, unbiased, and digestible official statistics and research that is tailored to diverse audiences.
  • To further the core missions and major initiatives of the institution through promoting evidence-based and research-informed decision-making.

Career

Career Counselors are available to assist you in achieving your academic and career goals as a student and as a new alumnus. Contact us for any of the following:

  • Developing a career path/goal
  • Exploring career options and opportunities
  • Identifying interests and skills
  • Applying for an internship and Cooperative Education opportunities
  • Developing your resume & cover letter
  • Gaining interview tips
  • Practicing for the interview
  • Identifying interests and related skills
  • Conducting a full-time job search
  • Planning for and applying to graduate school

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
301 -100
2019
201
2018
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
333 -7
2020
326 -24
2019
302
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
-
2020
201
2019
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
-
2020
379 -18
2019
361
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

The Office of Student Affairs provides strategic leadership, planning, and support for student financial aid programs, student enrollment services, student life programs and other student development services across the ten campuses of the UH system.

Student Affairs supports the campuses in their work with students to:

  • Encourage individuals to enter higher education;
  • Support students to engage purposefully while matriculating; and
  • Prepare students to exit workforce-ready and/or continued college-ready.
The support comes via:
  • Policy development, monitoring, analysis and evaluation;
  • Service coordination or program oversight for greater efficiency and resource leveraging;
  • Technical assistance and consultation.

Housing services

  • As a result of student feedback and analysis of data usage, Student Housing is no longer providing cable television service to our residents. Our current focus is to upgrade the network connectivity within our residential community by increasing the available bandwidth to all residents.

Library services

  • UH Manoa’s libraries offer resources, services, and expertise to facilitate the discovery and exchange of information. Our libraries also serve as an intellectual, cultural, and social hub for the university and the larger community.

ICT services

  • Information Technology Services (ITS) provides a wide array of services to support the teaching, learning, public services, administration and research endeavors of the students, faculty and staff of the UH community. ITS works closely with other offices across the system to meet the challenging and expanding communication technologies needs of the university.

Medical services

  • UH Manoa students, faculty, and staff can get the flu shot at the University Health Services Manoa. Protect yourself, your friends, and your family this flu season.

Student Life

Campus life

  • UH Manoa student life offers exciting opportunities to establish lifelong friendships and memories you'll never forget. The campus has hundreds of extracurricular recreational, cultural, and learning opportunities to enhance your education, your daily life, and your safety and overall health & wellness. Our on-campus food & housing options also allow you to stay healthy and have fun while you're at it.

Sports facilities

  • The campus offers sports & recreation opportunities including intramural and Division I varsity sports, as well as student publications and media outlets, on- and off-campus internships and employment opportunities, and study abroad programs around the world. Students also enjoy concerts, cookouts, recitals, ethnic performances, and celebrations throughout the year.

Student clubs

  • UH Manoa student organizations cover a range of academic topics, career interests, recreational activities, and lifestyles. Visit Student Life & Development for more information.

Accreditation

  • UH Mānoa is a top public research university accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and known for its diversity and excellence in academics, athletics and community involvement.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My overall experience was good, most professors are helpful and care about their students. Some professors with tenure do not care as much and can be difficult and unhelpful. Newer professors tend to only care about achieving tenure so they may not pay attention to you as much, as their focus is only securing their job. I felt that I could have received more direction, I...

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