- A unique multicultural global experience in a Hawaiian place of learning.
- The most diverse university in the nation in terms of students and faculty.
- Hawaii is rated the happiest state in the nation.
About This CampusE komo mai (welcome)! The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is a world class university providing quality, affordable higher education. A destination by choice, students come from across the nation and world to take advantage of UHM’s unique research opportunities, diverse community, Division I athletics program, and breath-taking landscape. It is consistently ranked a “best value” among U.S. colleges and universities, with tuition more than $4,000 below the national average for a public university. As the leading indigenous serving university in the country, UHM delivers a unique multicultural global experience in a Hawaiian place of learning, truly like nowhere else on earth.
Distinctions include: Consistently ranked in the top 1.5% of 24,000 universities in the world; Internationally recognized research (land, sea, sun, and space-grant) University; Most diverse University with students (from all 50 states and 126 different countries) and faculty; most beautiful U.S campus.
Location InformationUHM is located in Honolulu, on the island of Oahu. It is known for its tropical climate, lush green landscape, diverse population, and aloha spirit. Outdoor activities are encouraged by beautiful beaches and year-round mild weather. The campus is 20 minutes by bus from the internationally celebrated Waikiki area. Fast Facts: Most diverse state in the nation; Average year-round temperature is 77.7℉; Surrounded by 130 beaches; Top 2 safest U.S. states; Healthiest U.S. state; Happiest U.S. state.
Helpful InformationFull year or single-term (fall or spring) available. No guarantee to enroll in desired courses. Students must have flexibility in courses. On-campus housing is limited. If receiving financial aid from UHM, it may not cover all costs for exchange. Please be prepared to supplement with other means of funding. Placement is guaranteed for HOST payment. A limited number of spots are available for HOME payment