Steffon Lassman: First 2011 Graduate to be Accepted at University

posted Dec 2, 2010, 5:27 AM by
Congratulations to Steffon Lassman, who has been accepted for Fall Admission at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa.  Steffon plans to pursue a major related to Computer Science / Information Technology, for which UH Manoa is well-known.  Steffon comes to ISD this year after spending three years at the International School of Beijing.  Good job, Steffon!

A brief look the University of Hawai'i at Manoa:

The flagship campus of the University of Hawaiʻi System, UH Manoa is a destination of choice where students and faculty come from across the nation and the world to take advantage of UH Mānoa's unique research opportunities, diverse community, nationally-ranked Division I athletics program, and beautiful landscape. Consistently ranked a "best value" among U.S. colleges and universities, UH students get a strong education at an affordable price.  One of only 32 institutions nationwide to hold the distinction of being a land-, sea-, and space-grant research institution, UH Mānoa is ranked in the top 30 public universities in federal research funding for engineering and science and 49th overall by the National Science Foundation.

  • Average class size: 24
  • Colleges: 11
  • Schools: nine
  • Degrees
    • Bachelor's degrees in 90 fields
    • Master's degrees in 84 fields
    • Doctoral degrees in 51 fields
    • Professional degrees in three fields
  • Full-time faculty: 1,270
  • Student-faculty ratio: 13.6:1
  • Percentage of faculty with doctoral degrees: 86.4
  • Total student population: 20,435
    • Undergraduate: 13,583
    • Graduate and professional: 5,726
    • Unclassified: 1,126
  • Hawaiʻi (in-state) students: 69.9 percent
  • Out-of-state students: 20.3 percent
  • International students: 9.8 percent
  • States represented: 50
  • Countries represented: 100
  • Male/female ratio: 45:55
  • Member of the Western Athletics Conference
  • NCAA Division I
  • Diverse NCAA Division I athletics program with approximately 450 student athletes competing on 20 men’s, women’s and co-ed varsity teams

Campus Life:
  • Student organizations: over 200
  • Intramural sports: seven currently offered (varies by semester)