University of Hawaii at Manoa

Honolulu, HI 96822

The UHM is located in Honolulu, Hawaii. This school is a public co-educational university that offers both graduate and undergraduate degrees. It has many programs for students to choose from and it is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. This is a very old school established back in 1907. It serves well over 17,000 students and has a reputation as one of the very best universities in Hawaii. This college allows students to pursue so many different areas of study. Students can earn degrees and certificates while feeling comfortable in a safe and welcoming environment.

The nursing program at UH Manoa is held in very high regard. The nursing programs allow students to pursue becoming RNs and much more. The nursing programs offer both undergraduate nursing programs and graduate nursing programs. Nurses who wish to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees will be able to do so at this fine school. The curriculum is among the best in the country and is a popular choice among those seeking to earn DNP and PhDs. Undergraduate nurses can expect a very good experience that will give them the right skills to succeed in the professional world.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate79%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 39 141
Master's degree 3 36
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 6
Doctor's degree - professional practice 1 6
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
04/30/1955 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
04/01/1967 - 12/31/2008
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1956 - 12/31/2008
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
10/07/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/21/2001 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1050 to 1240
ACT21 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $70
Graduates $100

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$453/credit
In State Students$453/credit
Out of State Students$1,371/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$637/credit
In State Students$637/credit
Out of State Students$1,532/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $20,385 $20,385 $61,695
ADN 70 $31,710 $31,710 $95,970
BSN 125 $56,625 $56,625 $171,375
FNP 50 $31,850 $31,850 $76,600
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 77% of University of Hawaii at Manoa's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 28% $4,469
Other Federal Grant 5% $1,847
State Grant & Scholarships 8% $2,012
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 63% $5,709
Federal Student Loans 35% $5,476
Private Loans 4% $12,419


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,462
$30,001 to $48,000$13,079
$48,001 to $75,000$16,080
$75,001 to $110,000$18,149
Over $110,000$20,071

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown

Relevant scholarships

Dan & Pauline Lutkenhouse & Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden Scholarship

Applicant must be a resident of Hilo Coast and Hamakua Coast, north of Wailuki River and be majoring in agriculture, medicine, science or nursing.

Filipino Nurses’ Organization of Hawaii Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hawaiian full-time undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in nursing and are of Filipino ancestry. Applicants must have permanent address in ...

Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Nursing Scholarship Fund

The eligible candidate for this scholarship  must have been accepted in a nursing program at a two or four year college or university in Hawaii, pursing an RN or LPN degree.

Isemoto Contracting Co. Ltd. Scholarship Fund

Applicant to this scholarship must be graduate of a high school on the island of Hawaii and be accepted as an upper classman into one of the following college programs: school of engineering, ...

Laura Jean Armstrong Scholarship

Applicants to this scholarship must be a resident of the State of Hawaii demonstrating financial need and attending a degree in nursing in an accredited college or university.

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Hawaii state board of nursing.

University of Hawaii at Manoa
2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

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