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International Student Information

Documented financial statement of support to attend UH Hilo for international graduate students:

Cost (USD) 2009-10 Expenses
$ 8,064 Tuition and Fees*
$11,466 Living Expenses
$ 2,446 Other expenses; books; health insurance
$21,976 Total Financial Support*

* The amount reflected for tuition and fees is 12 credits per year as is required of international students. Most students will take more than the minimum required credits. The financial support requirement is for those students who will enter the U.S. on the F-1 student visa.  Students may submit their financial sponsor's current bank statement, in any currency, or bank verification of the availability of funds to document financial support. Completed forms and documents may be sent by mail, fax or e-mail attachment.   Note, that the figures listed above are estimated expenses and may not accurately reflect personal spending requirements.

Estimated student expenses are determined each February by the UH system Financial Aid Office and reflect the decisions made by the UH Board of Regents.

* The tuition and fees listed above do not reflect the costs for the Pharm. D. program. See the tuition and fees page for more Pharm. D. information.

International Transcript Information:

Beginning with Fall 2008, all graduate program applicants with international transcripts are required to send these transcripts for professional evaluation by one of the following credential evaluation services listed below.

Please assure that an original transcript in the original language is provided to UH Hilo. Transcripts which are printed in languages other than English must be accompanied by an official translation. Some colleges and universities provide transcripts in both languages. Please check with your school.

Please assure that an original transcript and an English translation (if needed) is sent directly to UH Hilo.

Name of Organization Phone Number Fax Number Web site
ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.)
P.O. Box 92970, Milwaukee, WI 53202-0970
(414) 289-3400 (414) 289-3411
International Consultants of Delaware, Inc.
109 Barksdale Professional Center, Newark, DE 19711
(302) 737-8715 (302) 737-8756


IERF (International Education Research Foundation, Inc.)
Credential Evaluation Service, P.O. Box 66940, Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 390-6276 (310) 397-7686
Foundation for International Services
14926 35th Avenue West
Lynwood, WA 98087
(425) 248-2255 x120 (425) 248-2262
WES (World Education Services, Inc.)
P.O. Box 745, Old Chelsea Station, New York, NY 10113-0745
(212) 966-6311 (212) 966-6395

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