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Application Information

If you are applying to one of our graduate programs, your academic record should demonstrate a broad knowledge of the Humanities and/or the Social Sciences and an emphasis on American culture.

Bear in mind that you are applying both to the University of Hawai‘i’s Office of Graduate Education and to the American Studies program. If you are an International Student, additional application materials must be submitted.

To the UH OFFICE OF GRADUATE EDUCATION, all applicants must provide:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Official academic record/transcripts
  • Official GRE scores

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS must meet the following additional requirements

  • Submit either official TOEFL or IELTS results to the UH Graduate Admissions Office
  • Meet the minimum level of study for your region
  •  Provide required identification and financial information.

To the DEPARTMENT OF AMERICAN STUDIES, applicants must provide:

For more information, contact the graduate coordinator: