The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa received high marks in several subject areas in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject released on October 28.
Out of approximately 26,000 worldwide universities, UH Mānoa placed in the top 1% in physical sciences (101–125 tier), arts and humanities (126–150), social sciences (151–175), education (201–250) and life sciences (201–250).
UH Mānoa was also among the world’s best in business and economics (301–400), clinical and health (301–400), psychology (301–400), engineering (401–500) and computer science (501–600).
Times Higher Education evaluates several factors for its rankings, including teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income. Regarded as one of the leading national and international university rankings focused on research and academic excellence, Times Higher Education considered more than 1,500 universities of the more than 26,000 institutions worldwide to be eligible for its World University Rankings by subject.
“The value of higher education to create a sustainable and resilient future for Hawaiʻi has never been more evident than at present,” UH Mānoa Provost Michael Bruno said. “Our standing among the top universities in the world in multiple disciplines is another example of the excellence demonstrated by our students, faculty and staff.”
UH Mānoa also received these notable rankings:
- High national ranking in U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges rankings
- UH Mānoa in top 1% of worldwide universities by the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings
- “Golden” international ranking by the 2020 Round University Ranking World University Rankings
For more information, see the Mānoa Institutional Research Office’s rankings page.
—By Marc Arakaki