International Students: How to Apply
The staff of International Programs is here to help you every step of the way through the admissions process. You’ll receive personal attention and guidance here at UHMC and become a valued and important member of our campus community. We look forward to meeting you!
International students may apply to the credit program for the fall and spring semesters.
The I-20 application deadline is July 1 for fall and November 1 for spring.
Minimum Requirements for Degree Program:
You must be 18 years of age
OR you must have completed high school or the equivalent
You must have a minimum TOEFL score Minimum TOEFL score of 480 or 157 (Computer Based Testing)
UHMC COMPASS Placement Test Reading score 56
UHMC COMPASS Placement Test Writing score 40
Interview (Interchange Level 3)
Paragraph Test (a minimum of English 19 recommendation)
Applicants not meeting any of the above requirements are required to enroll in the Maui Language Institute program (ESL) for a minimum of one semester prior to entering the credit program. If you pass the English language requirements, you may apply directly to the credit program.
To Apply, submit the following documents:
Complete the University of Hawai’i, Community College System general application. Download a PDF of the application here.
Complete the International Student Supplementary Information form. Current bank statements and financial aid award letters must accompany the Supplementary Information form.
Take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if from a non-English speaking country and achieve a score of 480 minimum. This test, developed and administered by the Educational Testing Service, is given at international testing centers. Results should be received by the College. Students may schedule by phone, fax, or by mail. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 609-771-7500 Mail: Test of English as a Foreign Language Educational Testing Service P.O. Box […]