Enrollment at University of Hawaii at Manoa increases


HONOLULU (KHON2) — Enrollment in the University of Hawaii system is up all across the board.

The university reports that the Manoa campus has the largest increase in enrollment since 2003.

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The school had a 6% increase from Fall 2020 to Fall 2021.

This is also the first time UHM saw more than 19,000 students since 2014.

There was also a record number of first-time freshmen with more than 2,900 students.

Graduate enrollment also increased by 5% for the 4th consecutive increase in fall enrollment.

In addition UH Hilo, Leeward Community College and Windward Community College also saw increases.

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UH West O’ahu had more than 3,000 students for fifth-straight year. UHWO reports that since the school opened Kapolei in 2012, it’s been a big boost to the most underserved communities in the state.

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