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How to Apply

Important Dates for Admission

Fall 2018 Applications Available: September 1, 2017
Deadline: January 5, 2018, 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 Mānoa
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 non-UH Consortium associate degree in nursing program and less than 2 years of RN experience.

Current RN license and less than 2 years experience as an RN

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 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

Check the UH System Course Transfer Database (http://www.hawaii.edu/transferdatabase/li) and cross-reference their equivalent courses with the UH Mānoa General Catalog for designations. Information on these requirements can be found in the UH Manoa General Catalog, UHM advising centers, and online at www.catalog.hawaii.edu. Applicants should be aware that evaluations for program admissions are subject to official evaluations by the Office of Admissions at Mānoa. 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.


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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