Students

First Steps to Study Abroad

You want to study abroad, but you don't know where to start? With 25 current programs in 19 locations, and four possible terms from which to choose, it can be overwhelming. This is why we've designed the following questionnaire/worksheet to help you narrow your options, plan for your study abroad experience, and turn your goal...

Read more ...

Comparison of Cost of Attendance at UH Mānoa vs Studying Abroad

Many students think that studying abroad is something they could never afford. They would love to have the experience, but think it is out of reach for them. There is a common misconception that UHM Study Abroad Center programs are too expensive; this is not necessarily the case. In fact, for some students, studying abroad...

Read more ...

FAQs for Students

ApplyingFinancialAcademicHousingAcceptanceUHMSAC vs MIXStudy Abroad vs Staying at UHM 1. What are the minimum application requirements? GPA: All applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0; however, students with a lower GPA may be considered. Non-native English-speaking students must have taken the TOEFL exam within the last two years and earned...

Read more ...

Study Abroad vs Exchange

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM AND AN EXCHANGE PROGRAM? The basic idea is the same–studying in another country. View the matrix below for specific differences. Study Abroad Programs Exchange Programs Offered Through UHM Study Abroad Center (UHMSAC) Mānoa International Exchange (MIX) Who can participate  Open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Open...

Read more ...

Student Visa Requirements

The information and links provided here are applicable to students holding a U.S. passport. International students should check visa requirements pertinent to the passport they hold. The UHM Study Abroad Center highly recommends that students attend our scheduled informational meetings. Check the Calendar for informational meetings and/or socialize with us on Facebook for updates and...

Read more ...

Applications

Students from University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, UH-System schools, Chaminade University of Honolulu*, and other universities are welcome to apply. *See specific forms below. All applicants will be judged on their academic performance, reasons for wishing to study abroad, flexibility and sensitivity to other cultures, and ability to adjust to a new cultural setting. Submit your...

Read more ...

Money Matters & Resources

Please also refer to our Student FAQs page for more information. ScholarshipsFinancial AidCost of AttendenceResources Study Abroad Center Scholarships UHM Study Abroad Center scholarship: available to accepted students of one of the following semester/year programs. Click below for application form. Adelaide, Australia Florence, Italy Shanghai, China Kōbe, Japan London, England My Two Italies Paris, France Seville,...

Read more ...

Top