The College of Engineering at University of Hawaii–Manoa

By | April 29, 2018

Engineering School Admissions


Director of admissions Jarren Uyehara-Fujii
Application deadline (U.S. residents) N/A
Application fee (U.S. residents) $70
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $70

The College of Engineering at University of Hawaii--Manoa

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 119
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 68
Overall acceptance rate 57.1% – High

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 475 verbal
720 quantitative
3.75 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Average GRE 439 verbal
779 quantitative
3.22 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 520 paper test
89 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering N/A
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​cee.​hawaii.​edu
(808) 956-7550
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science N/A
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ee.​hawaii.​edu
(808) 956-7586
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​me.​hawaii.​edu
(808) 956-7167
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics


Total graduate engineering enrollment 189
Master’s (full-time) 110
Master’s (part-time) 21
Ph.D. (full-time) 53
Ph.D. (part-time) 5

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 52
Total master’s graduates 43
International master’s graduates 20.9%
Minority master’s graduates 11.6%
Female master’s graduates 11.6%
Total Ph.D. graduates 9
International Ph.D. graduates 66.7%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 77.8%
Female Ph.D. graduates 55.6%


100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Civil 18 42.9%
Electrical 19 35.4%
Mechanical 13 21.7%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 50
Part-time faculty 3
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $9,299,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 43

Engineering School Ranking

#131 Best Engineering Schools

(3) Ranking by Specialties

#106 in Civil
#112 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#101 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 17
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.1
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.5
Overall acceptance rate 57.1% – High
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 755
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.1:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 9
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $9,299,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $178,826
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 189

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 189

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 163
Minority students 30.1%
International students 39.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 26
Minority students 80.8%
International students 3.8%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jodie Kuba
Financial aid phone (808) 956-7251


Full-time: $7,328 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $17,856 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $458 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,116 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $720 per year
Room and board $14,319
Books and supplies $1,590
Miscellaneous expenses $1,729

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 1
Teaching assistants 19
Research assistants 81
Other appointments 1