Step 2


Step Two: Program Application Requirements


When to apply:    

Fall Admission Spring Admission
Applications accepted January 15 August 15
Application deadline April 1 October 1

PS: Spring admissions are only accepted for certain programs. Please check with UHM 3+2 Program Coordinator for more information.


 Application Package Checklist

Below is the list of documents you need to submit to UHM 3+2 Programs for admissions by mailing to UHM 3+2 Program:

Note: all academic documents from all Chinese institutions must bear the red inked or embossed seal of the institution.

  • Official English Proficiency Test Results (TOEFL or Academic IELTS) must be sent from the testing organization and received by our institution. If you are sitting for the TOEFL exam, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa ETS school code is 4867.
  • Graduate program internal application and materials:
    • Submit an Objective Statement 800-1,000 typed words statement indicating what your objectives are for pursuing a graduate degree at UHM. The statement should include information on: 1) your long-term career goals; 2) how a master degree will help you attain those goals; 3) a description of research, educational, and/or professional experiences that make you a strong candidate for the intended graduate program; and 4) any other information that you feel is pertinent and will aid the selection committee when reviewing your application);
    • Submit TWO recommendation letters;

The PDF version of the Application checklist is available here.

The Mailing Address of UHM Office of Graduate Education – 3+2 Programs is:

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Office of Graduate Education – 3+2 Programs

2540 Maile Way, Spalding 360

Honolulu, HI 96822