One of the leading national and international university rankings organizations has recognized the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for its research and academic excellence. The 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, released on September 2 BST (September 1 HST), lists UH Mānoa No. 63 in the nation out of approximately 4,000 total colleges and universities in the U.S.
UH’s flagship campus was also placed in the 251–300 tier worldwide, which is among the top 2% in the world. Times Higher Education considers more than 1,600 institutions out of 26,000 colleges and universities worldwide to be eligible for its rankings.
The rankings criteria include 13 performance indicators across five broad areas: teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.
“Global rankings play a major role in the decision making process for prospective students and parents. UH Mānoa’s place in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings assures our students that they chose an institution that excels globally in academics and research,” UH Mānoa Provost Michael Bruno said. “This recognition is just one example of the outstanding work demonstrated by our students, faculty and staff.”
UH Mānoa also received these notable rankings:
- Global academic, research recognition for faculty, staff, alumni by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, August 14, 2021
- Humanities, natural sciences among top 1% in the world by the Round University Ranking subject rankings, June 21, 2021
- International recognition for academic and research excellence by the 2022 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings, June 8, 2021
For more information on rankings, see the Mānoa Institutional Research Office website.
These rankings are examples of UH Mānoa’s goals of Enhancing Student Success (PDF) and Excellence in Research: Advancing the Research and Creative Work Enterprise (PDF), two of four goals identified in the 2015–25 Strategic Plan (PDF), updated in December 2020.
—By Marc Arakaki