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Aloha and Welcome to University of Hawaii Maui College!

University of Hawaii Maui College is an accredited, government approved degree-granting college that enrolls approximately 3800 students per semester. Located on one of the world’s most beautiful islands, UHMC boasts numerous award-winning programs including culinary arts, hospitality and tourism, electronics and computer engineering, nursing, and more. As reflected by a MetLife Foundation Best Practices Award, both the faculty and student support services staff are committed to helping students achieve their academic goals and career success.

UHMC is a beautiful and safe campus located in Kahului, Maui, approximately two miles from the main airport. Maui is the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, with land area of 729 square miles. The island’s population of 117,644 is diverse, with an ethnic mix of 36% Caucasian and 23% Japanese, followed by Hawaiian, Chinese, and Filipino.

Maui has 81 accessible beaches for educational and recreational activities. Download our International Student Packet to learn more!

Apply to UH Maui College online!

Applying is easy and takes only a few minutes.

Academic Programs

UH Maui College offers an excellent assortment of programs and certificates. The offerings include 22 Career and Technical Education degrees and certificates in subjects such as Allied Health, Agriculture, Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism, Electronics and Computer Engineering, Sustainable Construction Technology and much more.

In addition, the college has three Bachelor’s degrees in Applied Business and Information Technology, Engineering Technology and Sustainable Science Management.

Visit the Counseling Department for our list of programs and certificates.

English Language Program

UHMC’s Maui Language Institute offers a strong English language program for international students who want to improve their English skills for academic, professional, or personal purposes. Intensive English classes are offered in six-week sessions and can be customized to meet individual and group needs.

Transfer Opportunities

International students successfully transfer to excellent colleges and universities in Hawaii and across the United States. You will be assigned an academic advisor who will work with you to develop an educational plan to achieve your short and long term goals.

Student Housing

Waterfront Apartments at Kahului is a privately owned and managed apartment complex conveniently located within walking distance to the UHMC campus, the Kahului Library, and the Queen Ka’ahumanu shopping center.

Space reservations are being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

To apply for housing, please visit the Waterfront Apartments at Kahului website or call 808-856-2900.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]