University of Hawaii at Manoa
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|
|Number of Students17,612|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||0||6|
|Doctor's degree - professional practice||1||6|
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
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1050 to 1240|
|ACT||21 to 26|
|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).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$453/credit|
|In State Students||$453/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,371/credit|
|In District Students||$637/credit|
|In State Students||$637/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,532/credit|
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|
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.
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|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$1,847|
|State Grant & Scholarships||8%||$2,012|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||63%||$5,709|
|Federal Student Loans||35%||$5,476|
$15,479Average Net Price
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|
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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Dan & Pauline Lutkenhouse & Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden Scholarship
- Filipino Nurses’ Organization of Hawaii Scholarship
- Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Nursing Scholarship Fund
- Isemoto Contracting Co. Ltd. Scholarship Fund
- Laura Jean Armstrong Scholarship
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Hawaii state board of nursing.