University of Hawaii- Manoa
Undergrad: about 20,300 students
Location: Located, literally, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Students spend time surfing and swimming at the local beaches. The UH is located just outside downtown Honolulu. What’s home to UH students is a hot tourist spot that thousands of travelers flock to each year.
Why it’s Great: The UH is famous for its spectacular diversity and celebration of different cultures. The focus of the University is global awareness and local responsibility. Not to mention great Division I sports (Go Rainbow Warriors!).
Awards: The 2011 U.S. News & World Report law school ranks the William S. Richardson School of Law 2nd best in student/teacher ratio. The Shidler College of Business undergraduate program ranks 19th in International Business in U.S. News & World Report: America’s Best Colleges 2009.
Fun Fact: The Stan Sheriff Center hosts UH basketball and volleyball, and once held the Miss Universe Pageant.
The University of Hawaii-Manoa