University of Hawaii BSN


Basic Information: The University of Hawaii is located in Honolulu, Hawaii.  This program is set up for freshman or transfer admission to the nursing program.

Must Dos: Students must be admitted to the Manoa campus as a nursing major. After this, students must apply to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: This program is meant to be completed in four years.  Students complete prerequisite courses in the first year and then take nursing classes for the remaining three years.  The curriculum can be found here

Nursing Prerequisites: Transfer students must complete the following prerequisite courses prior to admission to the program:  Anatomy & Physiology with Lab I/II, Symbolic Reasoning (General Psych/Soc Sci/Math is what is listed with this class), Writing/English, Physical Science, Human Development/other Social Science, Global & Multicultural Perspectives, and Microbiology (no lab).  Grades in these classes must be a C or better.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the end of their Junior year of high school.  During the first year of schooling, students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Application Information: Click here for the application to the College of Nursing. The application for the College of Nursing is open from September 5, 2015 to January 5, 2016 for fall 2016 admission.  Click here for the application to the University of Hawaii.  

Admission Tests: Students must take either the SAT or ACT.  Minimum score for the SAT is a 550 in Critical Reading and Math.  Minimum score for the ACT is a 24 in Reading and Math. Students must also complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS-V) exam.  Tests must be a minimum of the following scores:  TEAS-V: 78% Overall, 83.3% Reading, 86.7% Math, 66.7% Science, and 80% English & Language Use.

Tuition: Information about tuition can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships:  Financial aid information can be found here.  Scholarship information can be found here