University of Hawaii at Manoa

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,872
0% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$15,467
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
4.45%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
83.2%
8,501 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
17,612
75.5% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
59.9%
1,136 Graduates

About

University of Hawaii at Manoa is a higher education institution located in Honolulu County, HI. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Hawaii at Manoa were General Psychology (193 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (180 degrees), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (146 degrees).

In 2017, 4,712 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Hawaii at Manoa. 58.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were asian (1,694 degrees), 1.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (1109 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa is $10,872, which is $-15,628 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa is $10,872, which is $-15,628 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,467.

In 2017, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 36% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,872
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa was $10,872. The cost of tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa is $-15,628 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$15,467
2017 Value
14.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Hawaii at Manoa had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,467. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Hawaii at Manoa grew by 14.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,030
Room and Board
$952
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Hawaii at Manoa was of $13,030 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $952. The cost of room and board decreased by 6.25% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 25.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
36%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at University of Hawaii at Manoa received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 7.69% with respect to 2016, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.45%
2016 Default Rate
147
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Hawaii at Manoa was 4.45%, which represents 147 out of the 3307 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Hawaii at Manoa received 8,501 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 14.7% annual growth. Out of those 8,501 applicants, 7,069 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.2% acceptance rate.

There were 17,612 students enrolled at University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2017, and 63% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Hawaii at Manoa has an overall enrollment yield of 27.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
7,069
Accepted Out of 8,501

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Hawaii at Manoa was 83.2% (7,069 admissions from 8,501 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 85%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 14.7%, while admissions grew by 12.3%.

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SAT Scores

63%
Submission Percentage
1,237
Scores Submitted

63% of enrolled first-time students at University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Hawaii at Manoa has a total enrollment of 17,612 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 13,292 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,320. This means that 75.5% of students enrolled at University of Hawaii at Manoa are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Hawaii at Manoa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.5% Asian, 23.5% Two or More Races, 19.7% White, 10% Hispanic or Latino, 3.23% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.39% Black or African American, and 0.153% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Hawaii at Manoa in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Asian Female (20.8%), followed by Asian Male (17.7%) and Two or More Races Female (12.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Asian Female (15.3%), followed by Two or More Races Female (14.7%) and White Female (14.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Hawaii at Manoa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17,612 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 13,292 and the part-time enrollment is 4,320. This means that 75.5% of students enrolled at University of Hawaii at Manoa are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Hawaii at Manoa was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Hawaii at Manoa had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    6,246
  2. Two or More Races
    4,131
  3. White
    3,469

The enrolled student population at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 35.5% Asian, 23.5% Two or More Races, 19.7% White, 10% Hispanic or Latino, 3.23% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.39% Black or African American, and 0.153% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 59 students (0.335%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 806 more women than men received degrees from University of Hawaii at Manoa. The majority of degree recipients at University of Hawaii at Manoa are asian (1,694 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (1109 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Hawaii at Manoa is General Psychology (193 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (180 degrees) and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (146 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Hawaii at Manoa, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (129 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (205 degrees), and Library Science (25 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Architects, except landscape and naval (86,375 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (60,528 people), Postsecondary teachers (54,729 people), Other managers (52,441 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (48,840 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Cultural & Gender Studies (129 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (205 degrees), Library Science (25 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (70 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (33 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Surgeons, Sales managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

The most specialized majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Cultural & Gender Studies (129 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (205 degrees), Library Science (25 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (70 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (33 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Architectural, engineering & related services (136,233 people), Elementary & secondary schools (120,799 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (103,956 people), Construction (46,717 people), and Legal services (41,228 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Cultural & Gender Studies (129 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (205 degrees), Library Science (25 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (70 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (33 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Most Common
  1. 193 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 180 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 146 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Hawaii at Manoa was General Psychology with 193 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,953
  2. 2,759

In 2017, 1,953 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hawaii at Manoa, which is 0.708 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,759).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 127 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hawaii at Manoa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.22 times more than the 104 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 177 degrees were awarded to women at University of Hawaii at Manoa in Registered Nursing, which is 4.21 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
57%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 21% of students graduating from University of Hawaii at Manoa completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 57% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (74.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Hawaii at Manoa is Female and Asian (74.4% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.176% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    1,694 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    1,109 degrees awarded
  3. White
    958 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Hawaii at Manoa is asian (1,694 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (1109 degrees).

0.361% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Asian Female
    946 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    748 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    672 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Hawaii at Manoa is asian female (946 degrees awarded). There were 1.26 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (748 degrees).

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Operations

University of Hawaii at Manoa has an endowment valued at nearly $40.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.5M (13.7%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Hawaii at Manoa had a total salary expenditure of $1.04B. University of Hawaii at Manoa employs 399 Professors, 303 Associate professors, and 229 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Male Professors (274), Female Associate professors(152), and Male Associate professors (151).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Hawaii at Manoa are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 542 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 373 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 343 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$40.2M
2017 Endowment
7.94%
growth from 2016

University of Hawaii at Manoa has an endowment valued at about $40.2M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Hawaii at Manoa grew 7.94% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $246M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $210M - Federal
  2. $32M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Hawaii at Manoa received $210M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $32M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$480M
2017 Salaries
0.189%
growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Hawaii at Manoa paid a median of $480M in salaries, which represents 46.2% of their overall expenditure ($1.04B) and a 0.189% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.424% growth from 2015 and a 1.23% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$112M
Instructional Salaries
1,024
Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Hawaii at Manoa paid a total of $112M to 1,024 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
399 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
542 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Hawaii at Manoa were Professor with 399 employees; Associate professor with 303 employees; and Associate professor with 229 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Hawaii at Manoa were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 542 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 373 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 343 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Hawaii at Manoa was Male Professor with 274 employees, Female Associate professor with 152 employees, and Male Associate professor with 151 employees.

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