students at computers in a library
Students in the computer lab in the landmark West Oʻahu library

A four-year, indigenous-serving institution, UH West Oʻahu provides an intellectually challenging higher education experience in a supportive setting, offering more than 30 academic concentrations in six degree programs designed for career success.

Areas of Excellence

Quality Education

Faculty are leading experts in their fields with a passion for teaching. Students thrive in an environment characterized by small class sizes and personalized attention.


Classes are accessible to students across Hawaiʻi—on campus, via distance learning, during the day, evening, weekends and online—making it easier to complete a degree.


UH West Oʻahu boasts the sixth lowest university tuition in the nation. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

Community Service

Students gain valuable work experience and job skills through internship programs while completing their degree.

Fast Facts about UH West Oʻahu


  • Undergraduate: 2,661

Age and Gender

  • Average age: 26 years old
  • Men: 35.3%
  • Women: 64.1%

Student-to-Faculty Ratio


Student Diversity

  • Hawaiian/ Part Hawaiian 28%
  • Filipino 21%
  • Mixed 16%
  • Caucasian 13%
  • Japanese 6%
  • Chinese 2%
  • Pacific Islander 2%
  • All other 13%


  • Hawai‘i 96.2%
  • U.S. Mainland 2.0%
  • U.S. Affiliated 0.4%
  • Foreign 0.2%
  • Unknown 1.2%

Figures from the Institutional Research & Analysis Office, Fall 2014.

Contact Information and Location

UH West Oahu seal and nameplate

University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu
91-1001 Farrington Hwy
Kapolei, HI 96707

  (808) 689-2900

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Interactive map: University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu campus on the island of Oʻahu.

Last modified: September 1, 2016
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