University Of Hawaii



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Popularly referred to by the acronym UH and formerly known as University of Hawaii, the world-famous ten university campuses situated in six islands in the State of Hawaii in the United States of America is now known as University of Hawaii System. Apart from the 10 campuses, it has other research, training and educational centers spread over the Hawaiian Islands. University of Hawaii affords diverse and unique studying opportunities both to the local and international students.

The three campuses of the University of Hawaii are UH at Manoa, UH at Hilo and UH at West O’ahu. The seven community colleges are Hawaii Community College, Honolulu Community College, Kapi’olani Community College, Kaua’I Community College, Leeward Community College, Maui Community College, and Windward Community College. In addition, there are community based learning centers which serve as additional learning options.

University of Hawaii awards bachelor, master, associate, doctoral, postdoctoral, post baccalaureate and professional degrees in diverse fields in arts, humanities, sciences and professions. All the information on the courses and programmes offered by each campus can be obtained directly from the relevant campus or from their own websites. A search on the Internet will yield you the links to these websites.

Admission procedures for the campuses of the University of Hawaii are not complicated. As regards undergraduate studies, there is a common application form for all the campuses. Yet, the applications have to be submitted to the relevant campus, which will then process them. You may have all the information concerning the admission requirements for each campus by referring to its website. For graduate applications, you may contact the campus of your choice for details of admission requirements and application forms.

Whilst being the flagship university, the University of Hawaii at Manoa is the oldest and the largest campus of University of Hawaii. Spread over 320 acres of land in picturesque settings in the valley of Manoa, the UH at Manoa offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees and unique research opportunities for local as well as overseas students who have an interest in the study of linguistics, Asian and Pacific Islands studies, astronomy, oceanography, cancer research and genetics.

Prospective students can have access to the websites of all the campuses, community colleges, learning centers and other research facilities of the University of Hawaii. If you are looking for an excellent university education plus a memorable experience in island life, University of Hawaii is the right answer.

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