You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: 1:1 UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
1:1 UNEVEN - Host campus accepts students first from campuses that accept its students.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $4,937
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $4,800
PLAN A, PLAN B
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
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).
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Agriculture: Agricultural Economics, Animal Sciences, Horticulture, Pest Management, Plant Protection, Soil Science
Anthropology: Anthropology, Ethnic Studies
Area Studies: American Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Chinese Studies, Chinese Studies (minor), East Asian Literature/Studies, Hawaiian Studies, Japanese Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Korean Studies, Pacific Island Studies, Philippine Studies, Russian Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Digital Arts, Glass
Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science
Biological Sciences: Aquatic Biology, Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Entomology, Fish Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Zoology
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geochemistry
Consumer and Family Studies: Family Economics and Resource Management, Family Studies
Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Earth Science, Geology, Geosciences, Meteorology, Planetary and Space Sciences
Economics: Economics, Resource Economics
Education: Athletic Training Education, Music, Physical Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
Engineering: Biological Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ocean Engineering
English: Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Linguistics, Literature
Environmental Studies: Environmental Biology, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Natural Resources/Science/Management
Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Design, Apparel/Fashion Merchandising
Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition
Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese, Classical Languages, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Greek, Hawaiian, Hindi-Urdu, Indo-Pacific Languages, Interpretation/Translation, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Language and Culture, Languages, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Individualized Degree Program, Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Urban Studies
Health and Safety Sciences: Dental Hygiene, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Gerontology, Kinesiology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Public Health
Hospitality and Tourism: Hotel/Restaurant Management, Hotel/Travel Administration, Tourism and Travel, Tourism Management
Information Studies: Computer Science
International Studies: International Studies
Marine Sciences: Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, Oceanography
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC
Music: Choral Music
Performing Arts: Acting, Choral Music, Dance, Directing, Ethnomusicology, Modern Dance, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Music Theater, Music Theory and Composition, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religion
Physics: Geophysics, Physics
Political Science: International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Peace Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies
Theater: Performance and Directing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 6/17/2013.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.
For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.