University of HawaiiManoa is a public institution that was started in 1907. It has a undergraduate enrollment of 12,631, its environment is urban, and the campus size is 320 acres. It uses a semester-based academic year. Its in-state tuition/fees are $12,186; out-of-state tuition/fees are $34,218
The University of HawaiiManoa is situated just outside downtown Honolulu on the island of Oahu. The school’s academic departments include the School of Hawaiian Knowledge, the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, and the School of Pacific and Asian Studies. Outside of class, there are more than 200 student organizations to check out. UH Manoa’s recreation center coordinates kayaking trips, sailing and surfing classes, snorkeling and hiking excursions and more. Most of the University of HawaiiManoa’s athletic teams participate in the NCAA Division I Big West Conference.
The school also offers a wide variety of graduate programs, including degrees through its highly ranked College of Education, the William S. Richardson School of Law, the Shidler College of Business and the John A. Burns School of Medicine. Notable alumni of the University of HawaiiManoa include oceanographer Robert Ballard, former Citigroup chairman Richard Parsons and President Barack Obamas parents, Barack Obama Sr. and Ann Dunham Soetoro.