Most applicants whose native language is not English are required to take an English Language Proficiency test. We currently accept TOEFL iBT (including TOEFL iBT Home Edition) and IELTS Academic (including IELTS Online). Applicants may submit unofficial scores while applying for admission. However, admitted students are required to submit official scores in order to enroll at UHM. Official scores should be sent directly to Graduate Division Student Services. The Educational Testing Service (ETS) code for UHM is 4867. Test scores cannot be more than two years old.
|Test||Required Minimum Scores|
|TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||Minimum score 61 TOEFL iBT (scores may vary for each graduate program).
For teaching assistantship applicants, the minimum score is 100 TOEFL iBT, with subtest scores of 25 for listening and 25 for speaking.
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)||Minimum score is 6.00 for the IELTS Academic overall band test results.
For teaching assistantship applicants, the minimum score is 7.00 for the IELTS Academic overall band test results.