UH Mānoa retains high position in ranking of world universities

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa announced it has retained a high ranking in the U.S. and international communities, according to the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities. The ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, which has published the annual ranking since 2009, selected more than 1,500 of the best research universities from about 20,000 around the world. The best 500 are published.

UH Mānoa remained in the 70–95 range in the U.S. and in the 201–300 range in the world in the annual ranking, which was released Aug. 15. The university held top recognition in the natural sciences, particularly oceanography, which ranked No. 8, atmospheric science, which ranked No. 30, and earth sciences which was in the 51–75 range.

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