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The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has once again been recognized as one of the world’s premier institutions for excellence in research, academics and teaching. UH’s flagship campus placed in the top 2% nationally and internationally in the 2023 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, released on October 11, 3 p.m. HST (October 12, 2 a.m. BST).

Times Higher Education, one of the leading national and international university rankings organizations, ranked UH Mānoa No. 63 in the U.S. and in the No. 251–300 tier worldwide. There are approximately 4,000 total colleges and universities in the U.S. and more than 26,000 colleges and universities worldwide.

“Prospective students who apply to UH Mānoa for their higher education journey can be assured that they are choosing one of the world’s leading universities, with globally-recognized faculty who are committed to their success,” UH Mānoa Provost Michael Bruno said.

For these rankings, Times Higher Education considers 177 of the best U.S. universities and 1,799 of the best worldwide universities.

Rankings criteria:

  • Teaching: 30% (Teaching reputation: 15%, doctorate awarded to academic staff: 6%, students to academic staff: 4.5%, doctorate to bachelor awarded: 2.25%, institutional income to academic staff: 2.25%)
  • Research: 30% (Research reputation: 18%, publications per staff: 6%, research income to academic staff: 6%)
  • Citations: 30% (Citations impact: 30%)
  • International outlook: 7.5% (Percentage of international staff: 2.5%, international co-authorship: 2.5%, percentage of international students: 2.5%)
  • Industry income: 2.5% (Industry income to academic staff: 2.5%)


Other rankings

Here are UH Mānoa’s latest notable rankings:

For more information on rankings, see the Mānoa Institutional Research Office website.

—By Marc Arakaki

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