UH Manoa in top 1% of worldwide universities

HONOLULU — The University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa is in the top 1% of more than 26,000 worldwide universities, according to the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings released on September 2.

Times Higher Education ranked UH Manoa in the 201–250 tier internationally. That tier includes University of California, Santa Cruz, University of Utah and University of Iowa. UH Manoa is ahead of University of California, Riverside (251–300), Boston College (301–350) and University of Oregon (301–350). UH Manoa is No. 60 in the ranking of U.S. institutions.

“Higher education is vital for the social and economic success of our state. That is now more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our UH Mānoa community is showing its resilience and proving how important our institution is to help shape a positive future for Hawaiʻi,” UH Mānoa Provost Michael Bruno said. “The latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings recognize the continued excellence of our faculty, staff and students.”

Times Higher Education considered more than 1,500 universities of the more than 26,000 institutions worldwide to be eligible for its rankings and is regarded as one of the leading national and international university rankings focused on research and academic excellence.

3 Comments
  1. Kauaidoug September 10, 2020 8:02 am Reply

    I wonder how much having all those telescopes on top of Mauna Kea has to do with this ranking it if we didn’t have those telescopes where would UH be?


  2. Paulo September 10, 2020 10:19 am Reply

    Good job UH. Impressive!


  3. Shelly September 11, 2020 6:08 am Reply

    So sad about our Kauai Community College. I understand that 9 students who were in their second year of the RN nursing program- were all terminated from the nursing program in the Fall of 2019 due to failing a test. So sad with such a critical need of RN’s and they had worked so hard to get to their 2 nd year but due to one failure were terminated. This is my understanding of the situation. Our KCC needs to further evaluate this situation who is at fault the students or the teachers?


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