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Fall 2022 Applications Available: September 1, 2021

Deadline: January 5, 2022, 6:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time / 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

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

The school is using a holistic admissions review process. All non-academic criteria is outlined in NursingCAS.

TEAS Examination with Minimum Entrance Exam Scores

  • TEAS Adjusted Individual Score: Information on the TEAS entrance exams may be viewed at
    • Overall  78% or higher
    • Reading 83.3% or higher
    • Math 86.7% or higher
    • Science 66.7% or higher
    • English & Language Use 80% or higher

Completion of 32 Prerequisite Credits

At the time of application, students must have completed 1 PHYL lecture/lab & MICR 130 to fulfill 16 or more prerequisite credits with a grade. Applicants may apply to the BS nursing program while completing prerequisite courses. Applicants must be currently enrolled in, or have successfully completed all remaining prerequisites by August 1 of the year the student begins the nursing program.

The applicant is required to take prerequisites from an accredited college or university and must have earned a minimum course grade of “B” in PHYL lectures, PHYL labs, MICR 130, and the FS/FQ course. A minimum course grade of “C” is required for all other prerequisites. Admission will not be deferred.

The prerequisite courses are cross-designated at any UH campus. UH students should see their respective advisors for more information. No substitutions allowed.

The following pathway may be used as a guide when registering for courses. Please note the required sequence as discussed above.

32 Credits
16 credits
PHYL 141 Human Anatomy & Physiology (DB) (3)
PHYL 141L Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab (DY) (1)
PSY 100 Survey of Psychology (DS) (3)
Quantitative Reasoning Course (FS/FQ) (3)
Written Communication Course (FW) (3)
MICR 130 General Microbiology (DB) (3) (lab not required)
16 credits
PHYL 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology (DB) (3)
PHYL 142L Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab (DY) (1)
HDFS 230 Human Development (DS) (3)
Global & Multicultural Perspectives Course (FG) (3)
Arts, Humanities, Literature Course (DA) (3) (choose one): COMG 151 or COMG 251
Physical Science Course (DP) (3) (choose one): CHEM 151, CHEM 152, CHEM 161, CHEM 162, BIOC 241, BIOC 244, BIOC 341

Cumulative College GPA

3.0 in all college/university credits

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.

Graduation Requirements

Any missing graduation requirements will need to be met by the end of the nursing program.

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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