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Lower level courses are $131.00 per credit for residents and $345.00 per credit for non-residents. Upper division 300 and 400 level courses are $306.00 per credit for residents and $846.00 per credit for non-residents.

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Whether you’re attending college for the first time or coming back after years away, UH Maui College can help you reach your goal through small classes, affordable tuition and convenient class times and locations.
  • Not currently enrolled at any of the UH system campuses.
  • A first-time college student.
  • A returning student (a person who previously attended but is not currently enrolled at any other UH campus).
  • A transfer student (a person who is currently or was previously enrolled at a non-UH institution).
  • An Early Admission or Running Start student (a high school student admitted under the Early Admission or Running Start program).

College or university transcripts are required if you want transfer credits from non-UH institutions.

If you have Advanced Placement (AP) or College Level Examination Program (CLEP) scores and want to receive college credits, submit test scores to the Admissions Office.

Application Deadlines

UH Maui College has a rolling admission policy, however the suggested application deadlines are:

  • Fall Semester: August 1
  • Spring Semester: December 15
  • Summer Semester: July 1

Please note that admission to the College does not mean automatic admittance to all programs or courses.

Step 1 – Apply

All University of Hawai’i campuses use the same System Application Form for undergraduate enrollment. Click here to start your application online.

You must submit the Residency Declaration form, which is part of the online application. It is used to determine your residency status for tuition purposes.

If you do not qualify as a bona fide resident of the State of Hawai’i, according to the UH regulations in effect at the time you register, you must pay nonresident tuition for your classes.

You must also pay a $25.00 application fee. At the end of the online registration process, if you’ve indicated you are a non-resident you will be prompted for payment.

Residency status will be determined at the time of application. You may be required to provide verifying documentation.

Learn more about Residency Requirements here.

For general admissions, notification will be sent within two weeks after the UH System Application and other required documents are received.

During periods when a high volume of applications is being processed, notification of acceptance or rejection may be delayed.

Applicants applying prior to deadlines are notified of their status. Applicants applying after the deadlines are asked to check with the Admission and Records office regarding their admission status and registration information.

After you’ve applied, 3-7 days later you’ll receive an acceptance letter with your Student ID number. You’ll need your Student ID number to set up your MyUH account, and take the EdReady placement tests.

The UH System requires that Tuberculosis (TB) and Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR) immunization clearances be submitted to the Admissions and Records office prior to registration.

Need a low-cost test or have questions? Call our Health Center at (808) 984-3493.

You may be accepted to College without clearance, but you will not be able to register for classes until your health clearance documents are received.

Download the Health Clearance Form and fax to our campus Health Center at (808) 242-1578.

For more Health Clearance information, click here.

Check with the Financial Aid Office at (808) 984-3277 to see if you’re eligible for financial aid and scholarship opportunities. UH Maui College’s FAFSA code is 001615.

If you’re a resident of Maui County, you may also be eligible for assistance with your application, financial aid & literacy, and scholarships through the Educational Opportunity Center located on the UHMC campus. Call them at (808) 984-3286.

Step 2 – Get Ready To Enroll

UHMC is using EdReady College Readiness scores to help students determine their starting course for English and Math. After you complete the initial diagnostic test you can use your score to register for classes. You can also keep working on your learning path to improve your score.

You must take the English & Math Accuplacer placement tests if you

  • Do not meet one of the alternate placement measures
  • Are degree seeking (classified student).
  • Are Non-degree seeking (unclassified) student taking 8 or more credits
  • Are an early admit student.

EdReady is taken at home at your convenience.  Go to to get started.  Once you’ve received your results, you can schedule an appointment with your counselor to take the next step of enrolling at UH Maui College.  You can request an appointment by email at   

If you’ve attended college outside of the University of Hawai’i System and would like to transfer your credits to UH Maui College, you will need to complete a Transcript Evaluation Request Form and request official transcripts from previous institutions be sent directly to the Admissions and Records Office.  Official transcripts must be mailed directly from the originating institution to UH Maui College.  Hand-carried transcripts, faxed copies and those stamped “Issued to Student” will not be accepted.  Questions?  Call our Admissions and Records Office at (808) 984-3267 or email

Learn more about transferring credit to or from UH Maui College.

MyUH Account

Once you’ve received your acceptance letter with your Student ID number, go to to set up your MyUH account. This UH portal will serve as your home base where you can:

  • Register for classes.
  • Add/drop classes.
  • Check your registration status, which includes holds, academic standing, and prior credits completed.
  • Find payment deadlines and make online credit card payments.
  • Check e-mail and your financial aid status.
  • View web registration tutorials.
  • Access academic services.
  • Find your final grade report and transcript.
The UHMC First Year Experience (FYE) Office provides first year students with a comprehensive set of programs designed to support their transition to college and foster their academic success. All first year students are required to complete FYE. 

For more information visit the FYE webpage. If you have any questions, please contact the First Year Experience Office at  984-3549 or by email at

Once you’ve completed your COMPASS placement test, schedule an appointment with a UHMC academic counselor for help with:

  • Registration
  • Course selection
  • Choosing a major

You can also learn how to use STAR, an online system to:

  • Track your credits
  • View unofficial transcripts
  • View all courses you’ve taken in the UH System
  • See how your courses fit your degree path
  • Explore other majors, and what classes you would need to take to complete degrees at UH Maui College or other institutions in the UH System.

Log onto STAR.

UHMC’s Financial Aid office will use your UH email address to communicate with you. Check your MyUH account for financial aid updates, including any needed additional documents in your Student Requirements, how to accept your award, or sign up for an e-refund.

Register for classes online through your MyUH account at the earliest possible date to ensure you get your preferred classes. You can also make an appointment with a counselor to help you register for classes

Learn more about how to register.

Information about tuition and payment deadlines can be found:

Pay online through your MyUH portal, in person at the UHMC Cashier’s office, or through a UH Installment Payment Plan (also available through your MyUH Portal).

Have payment questions? Call our Cashier’s Office at (808) 984-3257
Financial Aid recipients should check their MyUH account to make sure their award has been applied and their classes are being held.

UH Maui College offers a wide variety of student support services to help you reach your academic and career goals. From choosing a major, to free tutoring, computer labs, and career guidance and placement, we’re here to help.

Learn more about all the support services for students here, and if you have questions just call us at (808) 984-3500 or send an email.

Purchase or rent required textbooks at the UHMC Bookstore or online at You will need your Course Registration Number (CRN), available through your MyUH account under “My Class Schedule,” to search for your books.

Questions? Call the UHMC Bookstore at (808) 984-3248 or visit the store on campus.

Contact Information

Toll-Free: 800-479-6692 | Phone: 808-984-3267 | Fax: 808-984-3872 | Email:

Mailing address: Admissions & Records, University of Hawaiʻi Maui College, 310 W. Kaʻahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI 96732

Student Right to Know / Consumer Information: