RankingLogosUH Mānoa is ranked by a variety of organizations that each develops its own methodology. MIRO collects information of how Mānoa is ranked internationally and nationally, as well as rankings about colleges or programs. Because there is no one ranking that can accurately and thoroughly describes Mānoa or its programs, the different perspectives reflected by these rankings help to draw a picture of the excellence of the university. For questions about ranking methodologies, please contact the organizations that publish the rankings directly. To provide information about new rankings, please e-mail miro@hawaii.edu. The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is ranked by the following international and national ranking organizations:

Academic Ranking of World Universities
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2014)

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is released by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, also known as Shanghai Ranking. This ranking uses six indicators to rank world universities. Each year more than 1200 universities are ranked and the best 500 are published. For more information, please click here.

  • UHM Overall Ranking in the World: 151-200
  • UHM Overall Ranking in U.S.:  65-77
  • Sciences: 76-100
  • Social Sciences: 101-150
  • Physics: 44
  • Economics/Business: 151-200

Note:  Rankings appear as a range when no more specific information is available.

ARWU Methodology

NTU Ranking

Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities by National Taiwan University (NTU) (2014)

The Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities is released by National Taiwan University, also known as NTU Ranking. This Ranking provides overall rankings, rankings by six fields, and rankings by 14 selected subjects. NTU ranking employs bibliometric methods to analyze and rank the world’s top 500 universities selected from more than 4000 research institutions listed in the Essential Science Indicators (ESI). For more information please click here.

  • UHM Overall Ranking in the world: 203
  • UHM Overall Ranking in U.S.: 80
  • Geosciences: 17
  • Environment/Ecology: 88
  • Physics: 104
  • Natural Sciences: 105
  • Plant and Animal Science: 109

NTU Ranking Methodology 

TIMES World University Rankings/Global Institutional Profiles Project

TIMES World University Rankings (2014)

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, powered by Thomson Reuters, evaluate world-class universities across multiple aspects: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The top universities rankings employ 13 performance indicators.

  • UHM World University Ranking: 251-275
  • UHM Overall Ranking in U.S.: 81

Note:  Rankings appear as a range when no more specific information is available.

TIMES World University Rankings Report     TIMES World University Rankings Report in North America     TIMES Ranking Methodology

Global Institutional Profiles Project (2014)

This Profile supplements the Institutional Profiles data available in InCitesTM and is provided to organizations contributing to the institutional profiles project. It is based on data from three main sources: data provided by the institution directly to Thomson Reuters; data on the institution’s publications and citations from Thomson Reuters Web of Science®; and the results of the annual Academic Reputation Survey. For more information please click here.

Thomson Reuters Institutional Profiles      Thomson Reuters Survey Methodology

QS World University Ranking
QS World University Ranking (2014)

The QS World University Rankings was created in 2004 by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global provider of specialist higher education and careers information and solutions, based on London. QS rankings are complied by the QS Intelligence Unit in consultation with the QS Global Academic Advisory Board. Bibliometric data required in the citation score sections of the methodology is supplied by Scopus, part of Elsevier, the world’s largest abstract and citation database of research literature. The QS World University Rankings currently considers almost 3000 and evaluates over 800 universities in the world. For more information please click here.

  • UHM World University Ranking: 324 out of 3,000 universities considered world-wide
  • UHM Overall Ranking in U.S.: 68
  • Linguistics:  51-100
  • Agriculture and Forestry: 101-150
  • Earth & Marine Sciences: 51-100
  • History and Archaeology:  151-200

Note: Rankings appear as a range when no more specific information is available.
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QS World University Rankings Report     QS World University Rankings Methodology

QS Subject Areas Rankings Methodology

Follow this link and input University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s into the search bar to see U-Multiranks’s information on UHM.
U.S. News
U.S. News Best Grad Schools Rankings (2014)

  • Graduate College of Education: 74
  • Graduate School of Law: 100
  • Graduate College of Library and Information Sciences: 27
  • Graduate School of Medicine—Primary Care: 57
  • Graduate School of Medicine—Research: 78

U.S. News Best Grad Schools Subject Areas Rankings (2014)

  • Arts and Sciences
    • Graduate Fine Arts: 127
    • Graduate History: 92
  • Language
    • Graduate English: 98
  • Law School
    • Graduate Part-Time Law: 100
  • Library and Information Studies
    • Graduate School Library Media: 9
  • Medicine
    • Graduate Clinical Psychology: 104
    • Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling: 62
    • Graduate Speech-Language Pathology: 204
  • Natural Sciences
    • Graduate Biological Sciences: 115
    • Graduate Chemistry: 148
    • Graduate Mathematics: 126
    • Graduate Physics: 85
  • Nursing and Dental Hygiene
    • Graduate Nursing: 99
  • Ocean, Earth Science and Technology
    • Graduate Earth Sciences: 34
  • Social Sciences
    • Graduate Psychology: 101
  • Social Work
    • Graduate Social Work: 66
  • Human Resources
    • Graduate Public Affairs: 138

U.S. News Best Grad Schools Rankings Methodology     U.S. News Best Grad Schools Rankings FAQ