"UHWO Factbook" is made available to provide a convenient source of information on many aspects of the University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu. Data on admissions, enrollment, cost and aid, graduation and retention, and faculty and staff are included.
Table of Contents:
- Cost and Aid
- Degrees and Certificates Awarded
- Retention and Graduation Rates
- Faculty and Staff
- UHWO Quick Facts 2013 (pdf)
- OIE Analytical Briefs & Presentations
Those interested in further analysis of these data can contact the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (808-689-2316 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
UH West O‘ahu, the most recent addition to the UH system, opened its doors in January 1976 as West O‘ahu College. The name of the institution was changed to the University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu by the Board of Regents in 1989.
UH West O‘ahu is a four-year, comprehensive university with an emphasis on baccalaureate education founded in the liberal arts, serving professional, career-related, and applied fields, based on State and regional needs. UH West O‘ahu is committed to providing access to residents throughout the State of Hawai‘i through its partnerships with the University of Hawai‘i community colleges and its delivery of distance education programs. UH West O‘ahu is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities.
UH West O‘ahu provides an environment for students and faculty to embark on a journey of discovery that improves the quality of life for our citizens. UH West O‘ahu has moved into a new phase of growth with the transition to a full four-year university in 2007. The expanded capacity allows UH West O‘ahu to serve both regional and statewide educational needs. The programs of the University are designed to be responsive to the needs of our students. UH West O‘ahu faculty are engaged in three basic types of activities: teaching, research, and service. Our staff and faculty are dedicated to the needs of students in the pursuit of their educational and professional goals through a curriculum emphasizing the humanities, social sciences and selected professional programs. The University’s curriculum offerings are founded on the principle that career training, the humanities, and social sciences are complementary.
Headcount Enrollment by Selected Characteristics
Headcount Enrollment by Major and Educational Level
Headcount Enrollment by Major, Gender & Ethnicity
FTE Enrollment of Credit Students by Educational Level
Hawaiian Student Headcount Enrollment by Selected Characteristics
STEM Student Headcount Enrollment by Selected Characteristics
Cost & Aid
Fall: 2013 | 2012 |2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005
Spring: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006
Summer: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006
Degrees and Certificates Awarded
Retention and Graduation Rates
Average Graduation and Persistence Rates (Student Right-to-Know Data)
1-Year First-Time Full-Time Freshmen Retention Counts (UH Login Required)
1-Year First-Time Full-Time Undergraduate Transfer Retention Counts (UH Login Required)
First-Time Full-Time Freshmen Retained and Cumulative Graduated Counts (UH Login Required)
Undergraduate Transfers Retained and Cumulative Graduated Counts (UH Login Required)
WASC Graduation and Retention Tracking Data (First-Time Full-Time Freshmen, Fall 2009 Cohort)
WASC Graduation and Retention Tracking Data (Undergraduate Transfers, Fall 2011 Cohort)