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Fall 2021 Applications Available: September 1, 2020

Deadline: January 5, 2021, 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


Completion of a Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing Program

Grade Point Average (GPA)

A GPA of 2.0 or better if transferring from a UH System campus; a GPA of 2.5 or better if transferring from a non-UH System campus.


Current Unrestricted RN License in Hawaii

Completion Requirements

Completion of General Education Core and Graduation Requirements (31 credits) and Nursing Prerequisite Courses (6 credits)

General Education Core and Graduation Requirements
31 credits
Diversification Core
19 credits
Natural Science (7)
Arts/Humanities/Literatures (6)
Social Science (6)
Foundation Core
12 credits
Written Communication (3)
Quantitative Reasoning (3)
Global/Multicultural Perspectives (6)
Nursing Prerequisite Courses
6 credits
6 credits Statistics (3)
Pharmacology (3)

Applications may be submitted with up to 6 credits of the above courses left outstanding. Degree conferral is dependent upon successful completion of the prescribed nursing curriculum and all general education requirements.

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.

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