University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 13,839
Graduate Enrollment: 4,978
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Alaska Native or Hawaiian instituion
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 69.98%

Male/Female: 40% / 60% (2017)

First generation college students: 33.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,175
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1080 - 1290

2022 Median Admit ACT: 24
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 20 - 27

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 66.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 40.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 28.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 21.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 19.6%
Black: 1.6%
Hispanic: 13.5%
Asian: 33.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 2.5%
2+ races: 25.1%
Non-resident alien: 3.3%
Unknown race: 0.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $23,192
In-State tuition: $12,186
Out-of-State tuition: $34,218

Estimated books and supplies: $1,350 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,642 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,742 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $13,642 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,742 (2022)

Average Family Income: $71,224 (2017)
Median Family Income: $40,609 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 25.7%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 29.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $18,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $196 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,854
$30k-48k $9,984
$48k-75k $14,102
$75k-110k $16,509
$110k+ $20,692

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 37%
6-year graduation rate: 59%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 92.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $18,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 73.8% (2015)
@3 year 78.0% (2017)
@5 year 83.9% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 59.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 60.1% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $39,900 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $51,430 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 8
Master's Degree Dance. 1
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 52 $20,250 $198 $24,377 ($2,031) $34,829 ($2,902)
Master's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 6
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 136 $18,972 $175 $30,413 ($2,534) $41,437 ($3,453)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 17 $41,605 ($3,467)
Doctoral Degree Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. 6
Bachelor's Degree Graphic Communications. 35 $23,250 $224 $29,881 ($2,490)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 20 $71,292 ($5,941)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 61 $14,780 $164 $46,589 ($3,882) $71,296 ($5,941)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 9
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 6
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 34 $288 $63,165 ($5,264)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 36 $66,829 ($5,569)
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 20 $60,173 ($5,014) $68,182 ($5,682)
Doctoral Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 1
Master's Degree Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Special Education and Teaching. 30
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 22 $16,500 $170 $48,966 ($4,081) $56,026 ($4,669)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 22 $342 $63,617 ($5,301)
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 81 $18,076 $192 $21,804 ($1,817) $44,926 ($3,744)
Master's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 10
Doctoral Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 18 $22,751 $236
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 8
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Southeast Asian and Australasian/Pacific Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 10 $47,694 ($3,975)
Master's Degree Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. 5
Doctoral Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 74 $18,250 $195 $30,255 ($2,521)
Bachelor's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 20 $22,845 $228 $23,530 ($1,961) $32,494 ($2,708)
First Professional Degree Law. 83 $1,121 $68,638 ($5,720) $83,916 ($6,993)
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 68 $13,625 $159 $17,125 ($1,427) $38,705 ($3,225)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 14
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 54 $23,877 $184 $47,100 ($3,925)
Master's Degree Library Science and Administration. 24 $367 $47,685 ($3,974) $49,415 ($4,118)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 150 $22,492 $207 $26,492 ($2,208) $40,086 ($3,341)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 14 $58,407 ($4,867)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 10
Master's Degree Philosophy. 2
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 5
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 7
Master's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 6
Master's Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5
Doctoral Degree Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 2
Master's Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 8
Doctoral Degree Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 15
Master's Degree Chemistry. 3
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 3
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 7
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 17
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 16
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 9
Master's Degree Physics. 1
Doctoral Degree Physics. 6
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 184 $22,352 $199 $26,422 ($2,202) $42,894 ($3,575)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 6
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 9
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 5
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 7
Master's Degree Public Administration. 17 $57,123 ($4,760) $74,401 ($6,200)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 32 $24,610 $197 $36,020 ($3,002) $51,751 ($4,313)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 22 $20,500 $212 $14,490 ($1,208) $35,617 ($2,968)
First Professional Degree Medicine. 73 $1,831 $63,653 ($5,304) $102,487 ($8,541)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 47 $22,500 $204 $22,394 ($1,866)
Master's Degree Public Health. 13 $52,417 ($4,368) $58,933 ($4,911)
Doctoral Degree Public Health. 4
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 20
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 57 $13,133 $162 $50,891 ($4,241) $61,945 ($5,162)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 122 $15,308 $133 $86,062 ($7,172) $99,132 ($8,261)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 28 $1,132 $95,764 ($7,980) $122,166 ($10,181)
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 9 $1,410
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 19
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 93 $18,218 $193 $35,669 ($2,972) $53,174 ($4,431)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 103 $565 $73,292 ($6,108) $88,479 ($7,373)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 3
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 98 $18,417 $172 $49,793 ($4,149) $58,419 ($4,868)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 21 $63,469 ($5,289) $73,699 ($6,142)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 23 $38,783 ($3,232) $39,725 ($3,310)
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 19 $24,125 $244 $40,265 ($3,355)
Master's Degree Animal Sciences. 8
Master's Degree Food Science and Technology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Plant Sciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Soil Sciences. 4
Master's Degree Soil Sciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 8
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 31 $19,835 $188 $23,866 ($1,989)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 19
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 1
First Professional Degree Architecture. 12
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 22 $51,727 ($4,311)
Doctoral Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 3
Bachelor's Degree Environmental Design. 27 $22,047 $240 $63,779 ($5,315)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 29 $25,000 $265 $27,367 ($2,281) $43,898 ($3,658)
Master's Degree Area Studies. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 50
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 80 $19,334 $194 $47,371 ($3,948) $51,376 ($4,281)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 41 $322 $54,720 ($4,560) $57,607 ($4,801)
Bachelor's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 26 $17,750 $198 $19,038 ($1,587) $29,383 ($2,449)
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 14
Doctoral Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 6
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Engineering. 3
Master's Degree Agricultural Engineering. 6
Doctoral Degree Agricultural Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 84 $22,375 $214 $66,001 ($5,500) $75,524 ($6,294)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 8
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 30 $20,541 $200 $61,615 ($5,135) $93,296 ($7,775)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 61 $20,539 $199 $68,979 ($5,748) $84,271 ($7,023)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 12
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 115 $25,638 $261 $63,482 ($5,290) $83,550 ($6,963)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 5
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 1
Master's Degree Ocean Engineering. 3
Doctoral Degree Ocean Engineering. 3
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 10
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 127 $23,000 $228 $27,788 ($2,316) $45,660 ($3,805)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 1
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 27 $22,422 ($1,869)
Bachelor's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 9
Master's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 15
Doctoral Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 23
Master's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 2
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 5
Bachelor's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 17
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 5
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 2
Master's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 4
Doctoral Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 5
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biotechnology. 10
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 48 $25,458 $261 $23,813 ($1,984) $32,310 ($2,693)
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 6
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 17 $18,197 $175 $54,146 ($4,512)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 7
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 26 $22,639 $34,015 ($2,835) $42,604 ($3,550)
Master's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 1
Master's Degree Social Work. 92 $407 $50,272 ($4,189) $60,830 ($5,069)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 2
Master's Degree Anthropology. 7
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 80 $19,750 $191 $39,777 ($3,315) $48,941 ($4,078)
Master's Degree Economics. 10
Doctoral Degree Economics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 12
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 3
Doctoral Degree Geography and Cartography. 2
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 74 $18,000 $171 $27,075 ($2,256) $48,627 ($4,052)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 2
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 12
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 69 $19,500 $196 $30,845 ($2,570) $44,230 ($3,686)
Master's Degree Sociology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 5
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 9
Doctoral Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 3
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 59 $22,411 $239 $17,096 ($1,425) $36,960 ($3,080)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 2
Bachelor's Degree Music. 8
Master's Degree Music. 5
Doctoral Degree Music. 2
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 14 $996 $70,902 ($5,909)
Bachelor's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 18 $30,345 $315 $69,194 ($5,766) $69,999 ($5,833)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 10
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 13
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 136 $21,460 $221 $42,251 ($3,521) $58,144 ($4,845)
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 95 $20,250 $204 $33,860 ($2,822) $41,424 ($3,452)
Master's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 5
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 49 $12,968 $159 $45,696 ($3,808) $50,548 ($4,212)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 50 $19,000 $46,964 ($3,914)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 116 $19,500 $192 $36,247 ($3,021) $46,743 ($3,895)
Bachelor's Degree History. 33 $16,985 $171 $55,338 ($4,612)
Master's Degree History. 1
Doctoral Degree History. 2
Doctoral Degree Area Studies. 6


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $116,145
Full time faculty: 79%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $45,302,778 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $55,724,730 (2022)