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August 2021 Admission

Applications Available: September 1, 2020

Deadline: January 5, 2021, 6:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time/11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

January 2022 Admission for Kapiolani Community College Graduates Only

Applications Available: January 5, 2021

Deadline: August 1, 2021, 6:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time/11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Sequence of courses for the January admitted students from Kapiolani Community College may differ from the curriculum posted online.

Two-Step Application Process

Application requirements are found in the online applications listed below.

Step 1 – Apply to UH Manoa Undergraduate Admissions

Step 2 – Apply to Nursing’s Centralized Application Service

Admission Requirements

Completion of a UH Nursing Consortium ADN Program

Documentation of graduation from an associate degree Hawaii Statewide Nursing Consortium program (Maui College, Kauai Community College, and Kapiolani Community College) within the past 2 years. (All others may apply to the RN to BS program.)

Cumulative GPA

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.

Completion of Prerequisite UH Cross Listed Courses

UH community college students should see their advisor for more information regarding grandfathering of prerequisites and upcoming prerequisite changes.

  • Written Communication Course (FW) (3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning Course (FQ) (3)
  • Global & Multicultural Perspectives Course (FG) (6) 2 courses from different groups
  • COMG 151 or 251 (DA) (3)
  • Humanities/Literature Course (DH/L) (3)
  • PSY 100 Survey of Psychology (DS) (3)
  • HDFS 230 Human Development (DS) (3)
  • Physical Science Course (DP) (3) (choose one: CHEM 151, CHEM 152, CHEM 161, CHEM 162, BIOC 241, BIOC 244, BIOC 341)
  • FSHN 185 or 475
  • 11 credits of Natural Sciences (e.g. PHYL 141/L, PHYL 142/L and MICR 130)
  • PHRM 203 (General Pharmacology)
  • Statistics (Social Science Statistics)
  • NURS 363 (Introduction to Nursing Research)

Transfer Applicants

Check the UH System Course Transfer Database and cross-reference their equivalent courses with the UH Manoa General Catalog for designations. Information on these requirements can be found in the UH Manoa General Catalog and UHM advising centers. Applicants should be aware that evaluations for program admissions are subject to official evaluations by the Manoa Office of Admissions.

English Language Proficiency

If an applicant’s native language is not English or has not obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an English speaking college, then the applicant must submit official Test of English a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores with a minimum score of 600.

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