University of Hawaii - Manoa
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.
The university 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. It offers 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.
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is a world-class university providing affordable, quality higher education. It is a global leader in earth and environmental sciences, consistently ranked among the top 15 universities internationally, ahead of some of the world’s most prestigious schools. UH Mānoa researchers provide world class expertise to local leaders on important issues including sustainability, climate, food systems and Hawai‘i’s unique health issues.
The university’s student life offers exciting opportunities to establish lifelong friendships and memories. The campus has hundreds of extracurricular recreational, cultural and learning opportunities to enhance student education with their daily life and overall health & wellness. It offers 200-plus student clubs and organizations dedicated to a range of themes and pursuits—from religious topics and social and political issues to arts and culture, community service, academic and other activities.
The campus offers sports and 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.
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is located in lush Mānoa valley, on the main island of Oʻahu, approximately 8 miles from Honolulu International Airport, 4 miles from downtown Honolulu, and just 2.5 miles from world-famous Waikīkī. The campus is easily accessed from the H-1 highway.
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