Graduate Division

Graduate Admissions

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Application Information

Graduate level applications are a two part process. Students must submit a University of Hawaiʻi Online Application form which includes uploads of supplemental documents to the online system and requests for all required letters of recommendation. Official transcripts for all prior coursework must then be requested and sent to the UH Hilo Graduate Division.

Applications are not considered complete until all required program documents, a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation and all official transcripts have been received.

Information on program specific application requirements can be found in the Program Application Checklists on the Graduate Programs page.

Application fee:
All applicants (except for non-degree seeking, summer school or continuing education applicants) are required to make an on-line payment of a $50.00 non-refundable and non-transferable application fee (by Credit Card) to complete submission of the application.

Your UH Hilo Graduate application must be submitted online. If you need assistance, please contact us at hilograd@hawaii.edu.

Certified Electronic Transcripts may be sent to

UH Hilo Graduate Division
hilograd@hawaii.edu

Hard copies should be addressed to

UH Hilo Graduate Division
200 W. Kāwili St.
COBE Building, Room 201
Hilo, Hawaiʻi 96720-4091

Fall 2024 Admission Status

The Fall 2024 application is now open:

Program Status Next Deadline
Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Graduate Certificate Open Priority Deadline: December 1, 2023
Indigenous Language and Culture Revitalization Graduate Certificate Open Priority Deadline: December 1, 2023
Indigenous Language and Culture Education, M.A. Open Priority Deadline: December 1, 2023
Hawaiian and Indigenous Language and Culture Revitalization, Ph.D. Open Priority Deadline: December 1, 2023
Doctor of Nursing Practice Open Priority Deadline: December 1, 2023
Teaching, M.A. Open Final Deadline: March 15, 2024
Counseling Psychology, M.A. Open Final Deadline: February 28, 2024
Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science, M.S. Open Final Deadline: March 15, 2024
Education, M.Ed. Open Priority Deadline: April 1, 2024

The following program is not accepting applications for Fall 2024:

Program Status Next Deadline
Heritage Management, MA Closed

Graduate Programs

International Graduate Applicants

Additional information for application is required for International Graduate applicants. Please see more information at the below link.