University of Hawaii at Manoa Graduate School

University of Hawaii at Manoa (referred to as UHM) is a Public, 4 years school located in Honolulu, HI.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UHM is $16,502 for Hawaii residents and $34,550 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,876 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 19,074 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Hawaii at Manoa (referred to as UHM) is a Public, 4 years school located in Honolulu, HI.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (4/30/1955 - Current).
UHM Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM)
Address2500 Campus Road, Honolulu, HI 96822-2217
Phone808-956-8111
Webhttps://www.manoa.hawaii.edu
Online Applicationhttps://manoa.hawaii.edu/admissions/apply/index.html
Financial Infohttps://www.hawaii.edu/fas
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UHM is $16,502 for Hawaii residents and $34,550 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,876 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 19,074 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 235 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$34,550
$16,502 for Hawaii Residents
Student Population4,876
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs235 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at UHM is $16,502 for Hawaii residents and $34,550 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $650 for Hawaii residents and $1,402 for out-of-state students.
UHM offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Hawaii Residents$16,502
Out-of-State$34,550
Tuition per Credit Hour
Hawaii Residents$650
Out-of-State$1,402
UHM offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Hawaii at Manoa is $16,502 for Hawaii residents and $34,550 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$15,600$902$37,080$902
2019-2020$15,912$902$37,392$902
2020-2021$15,600$902$33,648$902
2021-2022$15,600$902$33,648$902
2022-2023$15,600$902$33,648$902
The graduate school tuition & fees of UHM is average compared to public graduate schools in Hawaii. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Hawaii graduate tuition is $30,806 (public) / $17,402 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Hawaii at Manoa$16,502$34,550
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Hawaii Graduate Schools$14,943$19,754
Public$14,366$30,806
Private$17,402
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $16,795 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at UHM.
On-campus living costs are increased by 2.51% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,795. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.51% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$13,689$3,159$13,689$3,159
2019-2020$13,366$3,213$13,366$3,213
2020-2021$13,583$2,742$13,583$2,742
2021-2022$13,642$2,742$13,642$2,742
2022-2023$14,053$2,742$14,053$2,742
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $650 for Hawaii residents and $1,402 for other students at University of Hawaii at Manoa. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$650$1,545
2019-2020$663$1,558
2020-2021$650$1,402
2021-2022$650$1,402
2022-2023$650$1,402
The law school tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa is $23,164 for Hawaii residents and $46,588 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $37,444 for Hawaii residents and $72,100 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at UHM.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Hawaii at Manoa
Hawaii ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Medicine$36,672$772$71,328$772
Law$22,392$772$45,816$772

Graduate Programs at UHM

University of Hawaii at Manoa offers 143 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,320 students have completed their study at University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Offered Degrees at University of Hawaii at Manoa
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree830930
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship550163
Doctor's degree - other50227
Total14301,320
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Hawaii at Manoa by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 112 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 106 completers.
University of Hawaii at Manoa offers 143 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,320 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 930 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 227 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 7 completers-
Animal Sciences3-
Food Science2-
Soil Sciences (other)2-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 18 completers-
Natural Resources Management and Policy18-
Architecture [+] 23 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning20-
Landscape Architecture3-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 23 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization4-
Asian Studies/Civilization7-
Pacific Area/Pacific Rim Studies6-
American Indian/Native American Studies6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 18 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric18-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Computer Science8-
Education [+] 179 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction51-
Educational Leadership and Administration23$49,700
Educational/Instructional Technology10$61,700
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education15-
Special Education and Teaching33-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)34-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor11-
Engineering [+] 51 completers-
Agricultural Engineering9-
Civil Engineering18-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering12-
Mechanical Engineering7-
Ocean Engineering5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 25 completers-
Linguistics10-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics6-
Japanese Language and Literature1-
Korean Language and Literature1-
French Language and Literature2-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Legal Studies [+] 8 completers-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers8-
English Language and Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature7-
Library Science [+] 21 completers$37,800
Library and Information Science21$37,800
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Biomedical Sciences10-
Botany/Plant Biology3-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology3-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology3-
Microbiology--
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology4-
Zoology/Animal Biology1-
Entomology3-
Reproductive Biology2-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics9-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Nutrition Sciences1-
Geography and Environmental Studies1-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 21 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science21-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy2-
Religion/Religious Studies1-
Physical Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Astronomy6-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology7-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science11-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical5-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology4-
Educational Psychology6-
Human Services [+] 114 completers-
Public Administration26$52,300
Social Work88$45,600
Social Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Anthropology4-
Economics2-
Geography1-
International Relations and Affairs7-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology6-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 39 completers-
Dance9-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts8-
Art/Art Studies6-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1-
Music15-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders11-
Athletic Training/Trainer9-
Public Health16$45,400
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse7$91,700
Business [+] 205 completers-
Business Administration and Management112$73,400
Accounting14$53,700
Finance15-
Tourism and Travel Services Management5-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration44$51,500
Management Information Systems6-
Marketing/Marketing Management9-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total930
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] --
Soil Sciences (other)--
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 2 completers-
Natural Resources Management and Policy2-
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning1-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 3 completers-
American/United States Studies/Civilization3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 3 completers-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)3-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Computer Science3-
Education [+] 30 completers-
Education18-
Educational/Instructional Technology6-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor6-
Engineering [+] 9 completers-
Agricultural Engineering5-
Civil Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 7 completers-
Linguistics4-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
Japanese Language and Literature1-
Korean Language and Literature1-
Legal Studies [+] 1 completers-
Law1-
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Biomedical Sciences2-
Botany/Plant Biology6-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology2-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology1-
Microbiology1-
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology1-
Zoology/Animal Biology6-
Entomology2-
Reproductive Biology3-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography5-
Epidemiology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Nutrition Sciences2-
Geography and Environmental Studies2-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 1 completers-
Philosophy1-
Physical Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Astronomy6-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology3-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical3-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Psychology3-
Educational Psychology5-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Social Work1-
Social Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Anthropology2-
Economics2-
Geography1-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 7 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Music4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Public Health1-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--
Nursing Science2-
Business [+] 4 completers-
Business Administration and Management4-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total163
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 28 completers-
Architecture28$49,000
Education [+] 1 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Legal Studies [+] 106 completers-
Law106-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 92 completers-
Medicine69-
Nursing Practice23-
Total227

Graduate Student Population at UHM

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 4,876 students enrolled into University of Hawaii at Manoa graduate schools where it has total 19,074 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,317 full-time and 2,559 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,838 male and 3,038 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,8761,8383,038
Full-time2,3178681,449
Part-tme2,5599701,589
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,188 White (24.36%), 68 Black/African American (1.39%), 395 Hispanic (8.10%), 1,228 Asian (25.18%), and 1,997 students with other races. 713 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,8761,8383,038
American Indian/Native American1275
Asian1,228428800
Black/African American682840
Hispanic395124271
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander23367166
White1,188489699
Two More1,015366649
Un-Known24717
Non-resident Alien713322391
University of Hawaii at Manoa offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 508 graduate students (10.42% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 358 graduate students (7.34% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,876
Enrolled Online Exclusively508
Enrolled Some Online Courses358
Not in Online Courses4,010
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Hawaii at Manoa. 1,049 students are aged 20 to 24 (21.51% of total students), 3 students are aged below 20 (0.06%), 308 students are aged above 50 (6.32%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,8761,8383,038
Under 18110
Age 18-19202
Age 20-21762452
Age 22-24973337636
Age 25-291,490584906
Age 30-34873351522
Age 35-39565228337
Age 40-49588207381
Age 50-6427086184
Over 64382018

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