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This four-year institution continues its strong commitment in providing access to higher education for residents of Hawai‘i by offering a high-quality education, personalized attention and classes during the day, evening, weekends and online.

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Areas of Excellence

Quality Education Highly qualified faculty, small class sizes and personalized attention creates a thriving environment for students in a college accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Convenience With classes held on campus or through the distance learning program, students from all around the state will find UH West O‘ahu classes easily accessible.

Value Boasts the sixth lowest university tuition in the nation. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

Community Service Students are encouraged to participate in service learning projects that benefit its neighboring communities.

Contact Information

University of Hawai‘i–West O‘ahu
91-1001 Farrington Hwy
Kapolei, HI 96707

email uhwo.admissions@hawaii.edu

tel. (808) 689-2900
toll-free from the neighbor islands (866) 299-8656

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West O‘ahu: At a Glance
Fast Facts 2013
IslandO‘ahu
LocationKapolei
Established1976
Programs Offered
Total    13
Baccalaureate 6
Undergraduate Certificate        7
Enrollment
Total Enrollment2,361
Undergraduate2,361
Mean Age in Years26.5
Gender (full-time students)
Men33.5%
Women66.5%
Student:Faculty Ratio19:1
Student Diversity (full-time students) Chart showing student diversity at West Oahu; 29% Hawaiian/Part Hawaiian; 21% Filipino; 1% Chinese; 8% Japanese; 3% Pacific Islander; 13% Other; 15% Mixed; 11% Caucasian
Residency
Hawai‘i96.8%
U.S. Mainland1.6%
U.S. Affiliated       0.3%
Foreign0.4%
Unknown0.9%

Figures from the Institutional Research & Analysis Office, Fall 2013 and Office of Human Resources, Fall 2012 for Student:Faculty Ratio.