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Colleges / University of Hawaii-West Oahu

University of Hawaii-West Oahu

Kapolei, HI 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate95%
Acceptance Rate95%

UH West Oahu Academics

University of Hawaii-West Oahu requires a minimum of 120 to complete a bachelor's degree.

UH West Oahu accepts transfer credits. The school accepts and IB credits. Additionally, UH West Oahu has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 37% of students who start college at UH West Oahu graduate within six years.

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

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

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

Which Courses Will I Take At UH West Oahu?

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

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

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

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

Majors at UH West Oahu

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

Double Majoring at UH West Oahu

UH West Oahu 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 an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About University of Hawaii-West Oahu

Does UH West Oahu Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ UH West Oahu offers 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 West Oahu Offer Online Classes?

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

Does UH West Oahu Give AP Credit?

🟨 UH West Oahu may offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Check with the school directly for any information on AP transfer credit.

Does UH West Oahu Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at UH West Oahu, check with the school directly.

Does UH West Oahu Require Internships?

❌ UH West Oahu studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While UH West Oahu does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About University of Hawaii-West Oahu

University of Hawaii-West Oahu Library

The main library on campus is the James & Abigail Campbell Library.

Dual Degree Programs at UH West Oahu

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

UH West Oahu 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 West Oahu have any ROTC programs?

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

UH West Oahu has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy 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 West Oahu include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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