University of Hawaii at Manoa moves up on global rankings list

QS World University Rankings has the University of Hawaii at Manoa No. 283 out of 400 top universities for 2012, an improvement from its ranking of 295 last year.

Universities are ranked in six categories, including academic reputation, faculty-to-student ratio and proportion of international faculty and students.

The University of Hawaii at Manoa enrolls more than 20,400 students, and offers 87 bachelor’s and master’s degrees and 53 doctorate degrees. About 65 percent of Manoa students are in undergraduate programs and 56 percent are women, according to the university’s ranking.

Six of the list’s top 10 universities are based in the United States. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology ranked first, followed by the University of Cambridge and Harvard University. Data for the rankings was gathered by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global career and education network.

Pacific Business News

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 2:53pm HST

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