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UH Manoa One of ‘Least Desirable’ Colleges in Country, Online Analysis Suggests

·By civilbeat

The University of Hawaii at Manoa is one of the least popular schools in the country, according to an analysis by, an online resource for prospective college students. 

The website recently put together a map showing the “Most Desirable” universities in each state — in other words the schools that received the most undergraduate applications. 

UH Manoa, unsurprisingly, got the prize for Hawaii’s “most desirable” university. The flagship school doesn’t have much competition, save small private colleges such as Hawaii Pacific University and other campuses in the UH consortium.  

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