ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled
Saved to My Favorites. View My Favorites
Colleges / University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate58%
Acceptance Rate58%

UH at Manoa Academics

University of Hawaii at Manoa requires at least 124 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at UH at Manoa, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. UH at Manoa accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, UH at Manoa has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

UH at Manoa offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: UH at Manoa may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Are Required At UH at Manoa?

UH at Manoa has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with UH at Manoa directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at UH at Manoa

When choosing a major, UH at Manoa students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at UH at Manoa.

Student Designed Majors

UH at Manoa allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

UH at Manoa does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at UH at Manoa

UH at Manoa offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About University of Hawaii at Manoa

Does UH at Manoa Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ UH at Manoa does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does UH at Manoa Offer Online Classes?

✅ UH at Manoa has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does UH at Manoa Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ UH at Manoa offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does UH at Manoa Have An Honors Program?

✅ UH at Manoa offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at UH at Manoa.

Does UH at Manoa Require Internships?

🟨 UH at Manoa does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa Library

The main library on campus is the Hamilton Library and there are 6 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at UH at Manoa

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

UH at Manoa does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does UH at Manoa have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

UH at Manoa has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at UH at Manoa include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

•an Air Force branch unit on campus

Keep Reading About UH at Manoa

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


Student Life


Tuition & Aid

Visit the College Confidential forums to join the conversation about UH at Manoa.

UH at Manoa Majors & Subject Areas

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment


Campus Setting


Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
Need Advice or Have a Question About UH at Manoa?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation