University of Hawaii in Hawaii

Address: 2500 Campus Rd., Honolulu, HI 96822 - MAP
Phone: (808) 956-8111
Web: www.manoa.hawaii.edu

University of HawaiiThe University of Hawaii encompasses three university campuses and seven community college campuses throughout Oahu, Maui, Kauai and Hawaii. Students who attend the public college and university system have the option of pursuing associate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees.

The flagship campus is the University of Hawaii at Manoa, which began teaching agriculture and mechanic arts when it was founded in 1862.

The signature areas of study at the University of Hawaii include programs in Hawaiian/Pacific Studies, Astronomy, East Asian Languages and Literature, Asian Studies, Comparative Philosophy, Marine Science, Second Language Studies, along with Botany, Engineering, Ethnomusicology, Geophysics, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, and Medicine.

The other university campuses offer some or all of the same degrees as the main campus.

The University of Hawaii's Community College system includes seven, two-year schools located throughout the Hawaiian islands. The community colleges afford future students an economical and academic alternative to ease the transition from high school to college for many students.