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University of Hawaii at Manoa

Department of American Studies

Honolulu, HI

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University of Hawaii at Manoa

Overview

University of Hawaii at Manoa / Department of American Studies is located in Honolulu, HI.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) Museum studies
Master of Arts (MA) American studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) American studies
(Graduate Certificate) Historic preservation

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32
Applied
22
Accepted
12
Enrolled
69%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st January 15th No
Spring deadline September 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.96%
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 29.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13.73%
Two or more races 17.65%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 2
Male (11)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ethnicity and race, popular culture, historic preservation, arts and culture, international relations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
23,000

Location & Contact

Address 2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
United States
Contact Thomas Bingham
Dean
Phone: 808-956-6460