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Transfer Admission Process

If you are currently or were previously enrolled at a college or university other than UH Mānoa you are considered a transfer applicant. Review the steps below to complete your application for admission.

Deadlines

Admission Deadlines
January 5 Fall semester applications due for international applicants and for priority consideration*
March 1 All fall admission applications due
September 1 Spring semester applications due for international applicants and for priority consideration*
October 1 All spring admission applications due

*We encourage all applicants to apply for priority consideration. Applying by this deadline increases your chance of receiving financial aid and student housing. Certain programs (e.g., nursing, social work, education, etc.) may have earlier admission deadlines. Please check with the appropriate department for more information.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to UH Mānoa are expected to have completed certain requirements at their previous institution. Please review the requirements below.

Transferable Credits
Semester credits 24 or more
Note: If you do not have 24 transferable credits, admission will be based on both your college and high school work. You must meet the admission requirement for both freshman and transfer students. Please refer to the freshman admission process.
Grade Point Average (GPA)
Hawaiʻi resident 2.00 cumulative transfer GPA
Non-Hawaiʻi resident 2.50 cumulative transfer GPA
Note: These are the minimum GPA requirements. Professional and certain other programs may require higher GPAs and additional prerequisite course work. Please check with the appropriate department for more information.

All applicants must meet application deadlines set by the University. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Admission requirements are currently under review and are subject to change.

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Application Checklist

UH Mānoa takes all your application materials into consideration when making an admission decision. To apply for admission, please submit the following:

  1. University of Hawaiʻi System Admission Application
    You may apply online. Please read the instructions carefully.

    If you are not a U.S. citizen, are a non-native speaker of English, or have been educated in a country other than the United States, refer to the International Admission Process.

  2. Application Fee: $70 U.S.
    The application fee is nonrefundable and nontransferable and valid only for the semester indicated on the application. Please send a money order or check payable to the University of Hawaiʻi or download the credit card authorization form (PDF)

  3. Transcripts
    Official transcripts must be submitted directly from your college or university to UH Mānoa. You are required to submit transcripts from each post-secondary institution you have attended (excluding any University of Hawaiʻi System institution). Unofficial, faxed, hand-carried, or student copies of academic documents will not be accepted.

    International students should refer to the International Admission Process for instructions.

  4. Mail application materials to:
    University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
    Office of Admissions
    2600 Campus Road, Room 001
    Honolulu, HI 96822-2385

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Office of Admissions
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Honolulu, HI 96822-2385
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