University of Hawaii - West Oahu Rankings

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In the World#2769 of 14178
In North America#844 of 2629
In the United States#776 of 2528
In Hawaii#4 of 10
In Kapolei#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
84%
Average SAT
1020
Average ACT
19
Aid receiving
73%
Undergraduates
3,049
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree

University of Hawaii - West Oahu Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%82%86%
Applicants693244449
Admissions585199386
Freshmen enrolled full time19359134
Freshmen enrolled part time241014

1,280 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

879 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
81 or 37%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Hawaii - West Oahu are 940-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
153 or 71%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 16
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Hawaii - West Oahu are 16-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Asian1136 (37%)
Two or more races1045 (34%)
Hispanic418 (14%)
White250 (8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander120 (4%)
Black or African American55 (2%)
Nonresident Alien14 (0.5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,881
Students receiving aid
73%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$7,344
Tuition in-state$7,344
Tuition out-of-state$20,304
Fee in-district$240
Fee in-state$240
Fee out-of-state$240

University of Hawaii - West Oahu Majors

MajorBachelor's
Business Administration and Management, General235
Public Administration147
Social Sciences, General111
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other88
Humanities & Humanistic Studies32
Education, General30
Grand Total643
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate28%25%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 52%

Publications & Citations

Publications
187
Citations
1,517

Publication count by topic

Psychology
43
Sociology
36
Medicine
16
Geography
13
Economics
12
History
11
Business
9
Computer science
8
Biology
7
Political science
7
Environmental science
3
Engineering
3
Mathematics
3
Physics
3
Philosophy
2
Chemistry
2
Geology
2
Art
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History176622
Philosophy183816
Art199311
Sociology2151261
Economics2660217
Psychology3179497
Geography325482
Physics407439
Political science413510
Geology42465
Business446124
Medicine4794115
Engineering497217
Environmental science51606
Mathematics535516
Biology563730
Computer science571918
Chemistry60017

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199112
199200
199311
199434
199519
199607
1997211
1998112
199919
2000111
2001317
200228
2003416
2004313
2005415
2006720
2007426
2008541
2009336
2010526
20111043
20121162
2013679
2014885
2015567
20162078
201719124
201825139
201915173
202010256

General info

Alternative namesUH West Oahu
UHWO
Founded1976
WikipediaUniversity of Hawaiʻi – West Oʻahu
Colorsred, black
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff293
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, Hawaii, 96707-4507
United States
City population15,000
Phone8086892800
Fax+1 (808) 689 2901

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