Students at UH ManoaThe University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa is accredited by the Senior College and University  Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WSCUC). WSCUC, one of seven regional accrediting organizations recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, evaluates and accredits institutions in California, Hawaiʻi, and the Pacific Islands. UH Mānoa has been fully accredited since 1955.

UH Mānoa receives full 10-year accreditation reaffirmation!

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has been reaffirmed for a full 10 years of accreditation, the longest period possible, by the Senior College & University Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The accreditation process is a marker of institutional quality, because accreditation is required by the U.S. Department of Education for students to be able to access federal financial assistance, including student loans. Read More!

UH Mānoa hosted the WSCUC visiting team on November 8 – 12, 2021.  The review team report and Commission Action Letter are available below. Please visit About the 2021 Review to learn more about the review process.

Commission Action Letter – UH Mānoa Receives 10 Years
WSCUC Team Report – Fall 2021 Review (PDF)
Response to the WSCUC Team Report (PDF)

Previous Accreditation Review Documents