Honolulu, HI
University of Hawaii at Manoa


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What is your overall opinion of this school?

Classes are okay, some teachers are good and some are bad. There are easy general requirement classes you can take to get the...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Classes are okay, some teachers are good and some are bad. There are easy general requirement classes you can take to get the credit easily for. The arts are not big here, but business and language are. There's a good variety of on campus food however there really isn't anything right out side of campus to do so you would have to take the buses. However buses are very unreliable. The biggest problem are the dorms, which some of them really need a renovation. Especially Noelani, there are so many cracks in the walls, town up carpeting, flickering lights, brown stained ceilings, and many many bugs. The first day we got to the dorm there were baby centipedes in the tub and the towel rack broke off the wall revealing ants. Beware of the cracks in the walls because we found a river of ants flowing from the crack in the hallway to our trash can in our room. We are usually tidy, but this place is terribly dirty. If you spill water on the carpeting in your room and press a napkin on it to dry up the napkin will turn dark brown. I have tried sanitizing everything and covering the cracks in the desk and walls, but ants and beetles keep getting in. I was brushing my teeth over the sink and a beetle fell out of the wall of the little shelf by the mirror. If you're okay with bugs and a generally dirty space then this place is adjustable and okay to live in. I have also found a flee on my bed this morning. It would be nice if they made the effort to renovate this place.

Hanna
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University of Hawaii at Manoa far exceeded my exceptions. The University in it's entirety is brimming with life. Students are...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

University of Hawaii at Manoa far exceeded my exceptions. The University in it's entirety is brimming with life. Students are eager to learn, and professors are passionate about teaching. Due to its spectacular location and top-class equipment, UH is one of the best places in the world to study for those interested in Marine Biology, or Astronomy. It is a top ranking University in many other areas of study as well. Everyone is so open and friendly, and the aloha spirit is extremely evident. You know you've found a great school when your only complaint is that you eventually have to graduate and leave.

Logyn
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When I first entered UH Manoa, I was a pre-nursing major. That was my dream to become a nurse until I went to the mandatory a...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

When I first entered UH Manoa, I was a pre-nursing major. That was my dream to become a nurse until I went to the mandatory advising meeting. I found out the statistics of people that actually got into the nursing program and instantly became discouraged. I knew I wanted to help people and nursing was not going to be an option for me. I sought out to find a major that would help me reach my goal and asked many of the faculty for their advice. The faculty here is very supportive and gave me great advice that helped me to choose psychology as a major. UH Manoa's environment is perfect for a person that is seeking a relaxing and welcoming place to pursue their education. I would recommend UH Manoa to anyone that asked me.

James
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It's college in Hawaii, what else do you want?

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's college in Hawaii, what else do you want?

William
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If you're too broke to pay tuition out of pocket, but not broke enough to qualify for grants and scholarships like I am, I HI...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

If you're too broke to pay tuition out of pocket, but not broke enough to qualify for grants and scholarships like I am, I HIGHLY recommend completing your pre-requisites at one of the community colleges first. I did my freshman year at UH Manoa, then transferred out to KCC to finish off pre-reqs because of the cost. The community colleges offer the SAME exact intro-level courses at roughly 1/4 of the cost. (i.e. a 3-credit intro course at leeward would cost $360, whereas the EXACT same class at UH Manoa would cost $1,293). Best part is that when you're done and ready to transfer to Manoa, everything transfers smoothly. Forget the negative stereotypes regarding community college, cuz' your big ego will leave you with an even bigger loan!

Jim Frog
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Lots of older people walking around campus. The library is extremely dated, and the most updated facility is the Gym. The lib...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Lots of older people walking around campus. The library is extremely dated, and the most updated facility is the Gym. The library is a public library and is small. Plus most students living on campus don't have airconditioning in their rooms so they try to go there. Students here are the laziest students I've ever seen in my life. I transferred from Orange Coast College (community) I saw 100 times more dedication from the students. The food is terrible and gives me diarrhea every time I eat there. The professors suck they go too fast through slides. The laid back culture on this campus leads to students officially not getting anything done, and just slacking off. The staff is not catering at all to the students. The campus is broken down everywhere, and old. Everything closes early on campus and there is barely any clubs or frats. The students on this campus act like its highs school still and immature like kids. I personally don't think they are going anywhere in life. LOL. I'm about to transfer out to maybe Univerisity of Alabama or Georgia for a better college environment. Some students act rich but they are just here because of the WUE. LOL. This is like a crappy community college, with fake/plastic/artificial classmates, that pretend to be cool and lie to fit in. The frats are a joke. I'm transferring ASAP!!! Nobody here takes their education seriously. Loser people. Anyways good luck!

Vasant
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UH Manoa can be a tremendous school! There are some great facilities on and off campus for extracurricular activities. The pu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UH Manoa can be a tremendous school! There are some great facilities on and off campus for extracurricular activities. The public transportation in the area is extensive and useful. There are always multiple excellent professors in each department. Although there are definitely aspects of the school that are underfunded, the students and faculty that make up the school are first-rate!

Chaden
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Honestly the resources given to students are enough to survive the first year of college. After that you learn as you go and ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Honestly the resources given to students are enough to survive the first year of college. After that you learn as you go and after a year you should be okay to walk on your own. Students like me who are not doing any sports still get much attention from counselors and academic advisors to make sure we are all having a good transition from high school to college. I like attending class here, but being that I'm not into any clubs it's a little hard to make friends. Eventually you learn that in order to get anything from college you need to speak up and that's what's helped me survive my first year, coming up to up to my second year.

Morgan
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The University of Hawai'i at Manoa is a beautiful campus that has a unique culture. Becuase of its location, the University ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Hawai'i at Manoa is a beautiful campus that has a unique culture. Becuase of its location, the University of Hawai'i houses cultures of the Pacific islands, Hawai'i, and Asia. The University is located just outside of Downtown Honolulu and Waikiki area. In a short drive, you can see the many sights and popular tourists spots on the island. Although this campus has an abundance of cultures to offer incoming students, there is limited housing for students on and off campus. The Manoa area is expensive housing and unaffordable for most students. The average apartment costs on the island are upwards of $1000/month. A majority of the students attending UH at Manoa are commuter students who come from all corners of the island. Also, parking is very difficult on campus. There is one main parking structure that costs $5/day unless you purchase a parking pass. Unless you are a classified as a Senior, you will be required to have a carpool pass in order to park. Although the campus has its downfalls, the University provides many services to the LGBTQ community and has a large support system for all walks of life with in the student body. Come visit the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and see if it is the college experience for you!

Sarra
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UH Manoa is one of the most beautiful campuses I have ever been to. The faculty and students are always bright with excitemen...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UH Manoa is one of the most beautiful campuses I have ever been to. The faculty and students are always bright with excitement and the food is delicious beyond expectation. The only thing I would like besides all these things, are newer facilities and a bigger recreation center to accommodate for all the people living a healthy lifestyle.

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  • Enrollment
  • 14,499
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $9,904
  • Acceptance rate
  • 78%

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