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  • Locations: Honolulu, HI, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall Semester 2020 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 02/14/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham Click here for a definition of this term US State: Hawaii - HI
Click here for a definition of this term NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

University of Hawaii ManoaUniversity of Hawaii, Manoa

The University of Hawai`i at Manoa is an internationally-recognized research university located in Honolulu, capital of the island state. Hawaii's ethnic diversity can be seen among the 20,000 students, 68 percent of whom are of Asian or Polynesian ancestry. Local food, customs, arts, and entertainment reflect the rich heritage of the multicultural population. Outdoor activities are encouraged by the beautiful beaches and year-round mild weather. The campus is 20 minutes by bus from Waikiki Beach and from Ala Moana Center, one of the world's largest shopping centers.

The location and population of Hawaii provide the University with unique resources. Noted fields of study are oceanography, astronomy, earth sciences, Pacific and Asian area studies and languages, Hawaiian studies, environmental sciences, biosystems engineering, comparative religion, Asian theatre, and ethnomusicolgy. 88 different undergraduate majors are offered.

Helpful Information

UHM is NOT available for spring-only placements. Students may exchange for fall-only, fall and spring, and even attend our summer sessions at resident rate (although summer session is NOT a part of NSE).

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
Honolulu, HI Urban 950,000 20,000 20% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
22% 1% 2% 42% 1% 0% 32%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants. 1:1 EVEN - Host campus accepts students first from campuses that accept its students.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing/Meals
$5,582 $6,000
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for University of Hawaii at Manoa.

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.75 GPA
  • Transcript required prior to placement if gpa for either of last two terms is less than 2.50.
  • Course prerequisites are strictly enforced.

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Not available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 500 paper, 173 computer or 61 Internet

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students

Summer Exchange

  • Not available

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will accept on Plan A/B