UHM is pleased to offer the Hoakipa Scholars Program to international universities that wish to send non-degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students to UHM for one or two semesters of study.
The program is administered by Mānoa International Exchange (MIX) and enables UHM to accept a larger number of non-degree-seeking international students than we are currently able to accept through our traditional reciprocal student exchanges.
- Hoakipa Visiting Students will have all of the rights and privileges afforded to reciprocal exchange students.
- Hoakipa Visiting Students will pay a tuition rate equivalent to 150% of resident tuition.
Hoakipa Visiting Students will be responsible for covering their own international travel, housing, meals, books & supplies, and personal and study-related expenses for the duration of their stay at UHM. View costs of attendance estimates here.
Much like exchange students, Hoakipa Visiting Students should apply to Mānoa International Exchange by the published application deadline. Undergraduate applications will be processed by the Office of Admissions; graduate applications will be processed by Graduate Admissions.
On-campus housing for non-degree-seeking international students is limited during the fall semester but widely available during the spring semester; off-campus housing options are plentiful year-round. For more information on housing options, please navigate to the Housing section of the MIX website.