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University of Hawaii at Manoa

School of Social Work

Honolulu, HI

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Overview

University of Hawaii at Manoa / School of Social Work is located in Honolulu, HI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social welfare
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 108

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
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

145
Applied
113
Accepted
82
Enrolled
78%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree (MSW preferred), minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 83
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

217
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.82%
Black or African American 1.38%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 0.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.92%
Two or more races 0.46%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (23%)
Female (76%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health, mental health, AIDS, substance abuse, rural health, community-based research, social policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,525,000

Location & Contact

Address 2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
United States
Contact Jon Matsuoka
Dean
Email: jmatsuok@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-956-6300