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 EVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
1:1 EVEN - Host campus accepts students first from campuses that accept its students.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $3,518
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $5,600
PLAN A, PLAN B
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
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How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
UH Hilo offers 34 baccalaureate programs in 5 colleges: Agriculture, Arts & Science, Business & Economics, Continuing Education and Hawaiian Language. The student population of 4,000 is predominantly local and of Asian-Pacific descent - making UH Hilo one of the nation's most diverse campuses. The vision of the University is grounded in Hawaiian cultural values.
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Animal Sciences, Aquaculture, Crop Science/Management, Horticulture
Area Studies: Hawaiian Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art
Athletics: Exercise Science, Sports Management/Administration
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science
Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education
Criminal Justice: Administration of Justice
Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Geology
English: English, Linguistics
Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies
Foreign Language: Japanese
General Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Geography
Health and Safety Sciences: Kinesiology
Information Studies: Computer Science
Marine Sciences: Marine Sciences
Performing Arts: Music, Music Education, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science
Sociology/Social Work: Sociology
Theater: Performance and Directing
Figures are current as of 11/18/2014.
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.
Hale 'Alahonua, or newer residence hall is the most common assignment. It is suite style living and is approximately $5500 for a single room and a meal plan. More affordable options, as low as $3900 for a shared room and meal plan, are possible, but less likely.
Meal Plans Per Semester