The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is a world-class university providing affordable, quality higher education to the people of Hawai‘i and conducting pioneering research to address critical issues facing the state.
UH Mānoa continues to be an excellent value with tuition more than $4,000 below the national average for a public university, according to the U.S. Department of Education, and one of the reasons why Hawai‘i, compared to the other states, has one of the country’s lowest rates of student debt. The flagship campus of the UH System is consistently ranked in the top 1.5 percent nationally and internationally.
UH Mānoa is one of 115 R1: Research Universities, considered the top tier in the country, and one of a handful of land-, sea- and space-grant institutions. 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.
Committed to being the leading indigenous serving university in the country, UH Mānoa proudly delivers a unique multicultural global experience in a Hawaiian place of learning, with a long history of adherence to the principles of sustainability and the essence of aloha—truly like nowhere else on earth.