University of Hawaii--Manoa (Shidler)

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2404 Maile Way, Business Administration C-204
Honolulu, HI 96822

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#144 in Part-time MBA

Business School Overview

The Shidler College of Business at University of Hawaii--Manoa offers these departments and concentrations: accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, general management, human resources management, international business, marketing, and management information systems. Its tuition is full-time: $18,336 per year (in-state); full-time: $31,464 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $764 per credit (in-state); part-time: $1,311 per credit (out-of-state); executive: $46,719 total program (in-state); and executive: $46,719 total program (out-of-state). At graduation, 65.0 percent of graduates of the full-time program are employed.

The Shidler College of Business at University of Hawaii—Manoa is located on the island of O’ahu, near Honolulu. The school’s unique location is perfect for active students who want to take a break from academics, and UH Manoa’s recreation center coordinates kayaking trips, sailing and surfing classes, snorkeling and hiking excursions, among other activities.

Students can also drive just a few minutes to downtown Honolulu, where there are many shopping centers and cultural events. The Shidler College of Business hosts many events, too, including lecture series, career fairs, and a winetasting fundraiser.

Inside the classroom, Shidler grad students can choose from many programs, including  a masters of accounting, M.S. in financial engineering, or several kinds of M.B.A. programs. The standard M.B.A. program can be taken either full or part time and is offered at the Manoa campus.

Students who want their degree to be more globally focused can check out Shidler’s Japan-Focused M.B.A., which includes a three-month internship in Japan, or the China International M.B.A., which includes a nine-month study abroad trip at the Sun Yat-Sen University School of Business in Guangzhou, China. International students can pursue the U.S. International M.B.A., which consists of 10 months of coursework at Sun Yat-Sen University, 8 months at UH Manoa, and a 1- to 2-month internship somewhere in the United States.

Shidler College of Business also offers joint degree programs that pair an M.B.A. with an M.S. in civil engineering, an M.S. in nursing administration from the School of Nursing, or a J.D. from the William S. Richardson School of Law. Professionals with extensive industry experience can also check out the school’s many executive programs.

Shidler College of Business students who want to make the most of their degree can visit the Office of Internships and Career Development, which helps with career advising, interview preparation, and networking opportunities.


Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 1
Application deadline (international students) March 1
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accounting human resources management
entrepreneurship international business
finance marketing
general management management information systems

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 49
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $18,336 per year (in-state)
full-time: $31,464 per year (out-of-state)
part-time: $764 per credit (in-state)
part-time: $1,311 per credit (out-of-state)
executive: $46,719 total program (in-state)
executive: $46,719 total program (out-of-state)

Required fees (full-time) $780 per year
Required fees (part-time) $780 per year
Required fees (executive degree program) N/A


Average base salary $57,132
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 65.0%

* Business School Overview details based on 2013 data

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