University of Hawaii at Manoa

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,304
1.95% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$15,441
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
3.34%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
58.5%
16,235 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
17,490
75.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
58.7%
1,105 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 (184 degrees awarded), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (144 degrees), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (136 degrees).

In 2019, 4,551 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Hawaii at Manoa. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (1,688 degrees), 1.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (1035 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa is $11,304, which is $−17,196 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa is $11,304, which is $−17,196 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,441.

In 2019, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,304
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa was $11,304. The cost of tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa is $−17,196 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$15,441
2019 Value
1.72%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Hawaii at Manoa had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,441. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Hawaii at Manoa grew by 1.72%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,689
Room and Board
$1,040
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Hawaii at Manoa was of $13,689 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,040. The cost of room and board increased by 0.117% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.77% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
33%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at University of Hawaii at Manoa received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 1.64% with respect to 2018, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.34%
2017 Default Rate
106
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Hawaii at Manoa was 3.34%, which represents 106 out of the 3177 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 16,235 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 73.7% annual growth. Out of those 16,235 applicants, 9,493 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 58.5% acceptance rate.

There were 17,490 students enrolled at University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2019, and 70% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Hawaii at Manoa has an overall enrollment yield of 21.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

58.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
9,493
Accepted Out of 16,235

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Hawaii at Manoa was 58.5% (9,493 admissions from 16,235 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 83.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 73.7%, while admissions grew by 21.6%.

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SAT Scores

70%
Submission Percentage
1,408
Scores Submitted

70% of enrolled first-time students at University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Hawaii at Manoa has a total enrollment of 17,490 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 13,197 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,293. 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 34% Asian, 23.9% Two or More Races, 19.7% White, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.36% Black or African American, and 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Hawaii at Manoa in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (20%), followed by Asian Male (16.8%) and Two or More Races Female (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Female (16.5%), followed by Two or More Races Female (14.5%) and White Female (14%).

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 17,490 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 13,197 and the part-time enrollment is 4,293. This means that 75.5% of students enrolled at University of Hawaii at Manoa are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2019 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 81%. 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
    5,949
  2. Two or More Races
    4,178
  3. White
    3,451

The enrolled student population at University of Hawaii at Manoa is 34% Asian, 23.9% Two or More Races, 19.7% White, 10.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 1.36% Black or African American, and 0.166% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 68 students (0.389%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 853 more women than men received degrees from University of Hawaii at Manoa. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Hawaii at Manoa is asian (1,688 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more asian graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (1035 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Hawaii at Manoa is General Psychology (184 degrees awarded), followed by Kinesiology & Exercise Science (144 degrees) and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (136 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 (104 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (178 degrees), and Library Science (24 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 (104,644 people), Other managers (68,179 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (64,010 people), Secondary school teachers (50,585 people), and Postsecondary teachers (48,623 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Cultural & Gender Studies (104 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (178 degrees), Library Science (24 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (64 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (164 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Dentists, Surgeons, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Cultural & Gender Studies (104 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (178 degrees), Library Science (24 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (64 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (164 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Elementary & secondary schools (170,994 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (140,249 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (108,270 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (74,885 people), and Construction (61,037 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Cultural & Gender Studies (104 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (178 degrees), Library Science (24 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (64 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (164 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. 184 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 144 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 136 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Hawaii at Manoa was General Psychology with 184 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,849
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
2,702
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,849 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hawaii at Manoa, which is 0.684 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,702).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 97 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hawaii at Manoa in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.951 times less than the 102 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 152 degrees were awarded to women at University of Hawaii at Manoa in General Psychology, which is 3.23 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 28% 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, 60% 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 (77%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Hawaii at Manoa is Female and Asian (77% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0.0905% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Asian
    1,688 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    1,035 degrees awarded
  3. White
    906 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Hawaii at Manoa is asian (1,688 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (1035 degrees).

0.308% of degree recipients (14 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Asian Female
    987 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    701 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    607 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Hawaii at Manoa is asian female (987 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (701 degrees).

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Operations

University of Hawaii at Manoa has an endowment valued at nearly $43.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.87M (18.1%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of Hawaii at Manoa had a total salary expenditure of $1.06B. University of Hawaii at Manoa employs 387 Professors, 302 Associate professors, and 226 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Hawaii at Manoa are Male Professors (256), Female Associate professors(155), and Male Associate professors (147).

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 528 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 386 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 340 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$43.5M
2019 Endowment
3.02%
growth from 2018

University of Hawaii at Manoa has an endowment valued at about $43.5M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Hawaii at Manoa grew 3.02% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $267M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $206M - Federal
  2. $35M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Hawaii at Manoa received $206M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $35M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$493M
2019 Salaries
2%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Hawaii at Manoa paid a median of $493M in salaries, which represents 46.6% of their overall expenditure ($1.06B) and a 2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.818% growth from 2017 and a 0.189% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$120M
Instructional Salaries
1,040
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Hawaii at Manoa paid a total of $120M to 1,040 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Hawaii at Manoa were Professor with 387 employees; Associate professor with 302 employees; and Associate professor with 226 employees.

In 2019, 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 528 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 386 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 340 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Hawaii at Manoa was Male Professor with 256 employees, Female Associate professor with 155 employees, and Male Associate professor with 147 employees.

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