2nd Bachelor Admission Requirements

Applicants to UH Mānoa are expected to have completed certain requirements at their previous institution. Please review the requirements below.

  1. Applications for a second baccalaureate degree will be considered only if there is a demonstrable difference in curricula and objectives between the two degrees and majors. The applicant must have a superior grade point average (GPA) and demonstrate strong promise of success in the proposed second degree
  2. Applicants must have earned or will earn a recognized bachelor's degree by entry term
  3. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA:

    Transferable Credits

    24

    or more

    Semester Credits

    Grade Point Average (GPA)

    2.00

    Cumulative Transfer GPA

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    2.50

    Cumulative Transfer GPA

    Non-Resident
  4. Certain programs may require higher GPAs and prerequisite course work. Please check with the appropriate department for more information.
  5. In addition, there may be college specific requirements. Students should also check with the college advising office and websites in addition to the academic department.

All applicants must meet application deadlines set by the University. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Admission requirements are currently under review and are subject to change.

Application Deadlines

All applicants must meet application deadlines set by the University. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Admission requirements are currently under review and are subject to change.

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Fall Semester

January 5th Priority Deadline
March 1st Final Deadline
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Spring Semester

September 1st Priority Deadline
October 1st Final Deadline

We encourage all applicants to apply for priority consideration. Applying by this deadline increases your chance of receiving financial aid and student housing. Certain programs (e.g., nursing, social work, education, etc.) may have earlier admission deadlines. Please check with the appropriate department for more information

Application Checklist

UH Mānoa takes all your application materials into consideration when making an admissions decision. To apply for admission, please submit the following:

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University of Hawaiʻi System Admission Application
You may apply online. Please read the instructions carefully.

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Application Fee: $70 U.S.
The application fee is nonrefundable and nontransferable and valid only for the semester indicated on the application. Please send a money order or check payable to the University of Hawaiʻi or download the credit card authorization form (PDF).

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Transcripts

Official transcripts must be submitted directly from your college or university to UH Mānoa. You are required to submit transcripts from each post-secondary institution you have attended (excluding any University of Hawaiʻi System institution). Unofficial, faxed, hand-carried, or student copies of academic documents will not be accepted.

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Mail application materials to:
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Office of Admissions
2600 Campus Road, Room 001
Honolulu, HI 96822-2385

If you are not a U.S. citizen, are a non-native speaker of English, or have been educated in a country other than the United States, refer to the International Admission Process.

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