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Colleges / University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI 4-Year Public

About UH at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa is a public, state school located in the urban setting of Honolulu, HI, less than an hour from Honolulu.

Founded in 1907, the institution currently enrolls around 18,025 students a year, including 13,203 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About UH at Manoa

Acceptance rate: 62%

Average GPA: 3.64

Mean ACT score: 24

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: March 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: September 1

UH at Manoa Acceptance Rate 2021

Admission to UH at Manoa is moderately difficult. UH at Manoa accepts around 62 percent of applicants each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at UH at Manoa is 3.64 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 24.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is UH at Manoa a good school?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at UH at Manoa, around 80 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 1,789 students who started at UH at Manoa as first-time freshman, 630 graduate within four years.

UH at Manoa's six-year graduation for undergrads is 62 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $22,922 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does UH at Manoa sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is UH at Manoa a good school for YOU?

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College Info

2500 Campus Road Honolulu, HI 96822

Campus Setting: Urban

UH at Manoa Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jul 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UH at Manoa is Jul 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UH at Manoa is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UH at Manoa ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

26 and Above


21 to 26


21 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to UH at Manoa is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into UH at Manoa. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

UH at Manoa SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

530 - 640


Reading SAT Range

540 - 630

UH at Manoa Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UH at Manoa is like? There are approximately 17,490 students enrolled at UH at Manoa, including 12,631 undergraduate students and 4,859 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from HI and 30% percent of students are from other states.


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