The University of Hawaii at Hilo is home to a ‘melting pot' of various cultures. UHH was rated the #2 most cultural University in the country, following close behind the #1 rated Swarthmore College, located in Pennsylvania, 11 miles southwest of Philadelphia (In a study conducted by

Right behind University of Hawaii, Hilo in #3 for most cultural University is the University of Hawaii, Manoa.

The study was conducted based on the following criteria:

  • No race can have more than 45% representation
  • At least three races are represented by over 12%
  • Percentage of total minorities graduated 2012-13
  • Scholarships, clubs, organizations, and associations available for ethnic groups


To see the full list of the top 50 most Cultural Universities, click here.