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Fall 2019 Applications Available: September 1, 2018

Deadline: January 5, 2019, 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

Required of all new applicants and returning, transferring, and unclassified UH Manoa students (in addition to the NursingCAS application) Required for ALL applicants

Fee: $70

Fee: $50

For your major choose Nursing

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of a Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing Program
  • Current RN License
  • Completion of the 44 Prerequisite UH Cross Listed Courses
44 credits
Diversification Core
23 credits
Natural Science (11)
Arts/Humanities/Literatures (6)
Social Science (6)
Foundation Core
12 credits
Written Communication (3)
Symbolic/Quantitative Reasoning (3)
Global/Multicultural Perspectives (6)
Prerequisite Courses
9 credits
Physical Science (3)
Statistics (3)
Pharmacology (3)


Minimum Cumulative College GPA

2.5 in all transferable 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. Applicants should be aware that evaluations for program admissions are subject to official evaluations by the Manoa Office of Admissions. 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.

Note for International Students

Distance Education Course Restrictions: Immigration regulations restrict enrollment in online distance education courses that require that all coursework be completed on-line.  However, immigration regulations do not restrict enrollment in hybrid distance education courses that require that coursework be completed through a combination of online and in-classroom coursework.

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