All Graduate Programs
UH Hilo currently offers the following programs listed below. View each program’s information and application checklist.
International students applying for a graduate program at UH Hilo are advised to review information about transcripts and supplemental requirements posted below the program list.
Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Program
Master of Arts in Hawaiian Language and Literature
Master of Arts in Indigenous Language and Culture Education
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
The next cohort for the MA in Counseling Psychology will begin in 2018. The priority deadline for applications is February 1, 2018.
Master of Education
Master of Science in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES)
Master of Arts in Teaching
Masters of Arts in Heritage Management
The next cohort for the MA in Heritage Management will begin in 2017. The priority deadline for applications is February 1, 2017.
Ph.D. in Hawaiian and Indigenous Language and Culture Revitalization
The next cohort for the PhD in Hawaiian and Indigenous Language and Culture Revitalization will begin in 2018. The priority deadline for applications is February 1, 2018.
Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Science
DNP Doctor of Nursing Practice
Supplemental Information for International Graduate Students
Students must document their ability to support themselves financially by completing the confidential financial statement for international graduate students. The amount of support varies depending on the graduate program. 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 to the Graduate Division by mail or e-mail attachment.
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. Please visit the tuition and fees page for more information.
International Transcript Information for Graduate Students
All graduate program applicants with a bachelor’s degree granted by an institution outside of the United States are required to submit the degree transcript for professional evaluation by one of the following credential evaluation service providers listed below.
Please assure that the transcript, in the original language as well as an English translation is sent directly 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.
|Transcript Evaluation Agencies||Phone||Fax|
|ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.)
P.O. Box 92970, Milwaukee, WI 53202-0970
|(414) 289-3400||(414) 289-3411|
|International Consultants of Delaware, Inc.
3600 Market Street, Suite 450, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2651 USA
|(215) 243-5858||(302) 737-8756|
|IERF (International Education Research Foundation, Inc.)
Credential Evaluation Service, P.O. Box 3665, Culver City, CA 90231
|(310) 258-9451||(310) 342-7086|
|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|