U.S. Students
Admission Requirements to the Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree Program (Liberal Arts Program)


  • For admission consideration, students must submit all necessary application materials by the deadlines described below.
  • Students with U.S. resident status who meet all Associate in Arts degree (Liberal Arts) admission criteria and are admitted in good standing are eligible for a 50% to 75% reduction in tuition. (For more information, please contact Student Services.)

I. Submit the following items to the Admissions Office by the deadline indicated.

Summer Term 2012 (A.A. DEGREE PROGRAM)
SESSION I: July 2 - August 7, 2012
SESSION II: August 9 - September 14, 2012
May 1, 2012
June 28 - Sept. 7, 2012
May 1, 2012
Fall Term 2012 (ALL PROGRAMS)
Sept. 27 - December 7, 2012
August 1, 2012
Winter Term 2013 (ALL PROGRAMS)
January 17 - March 29, 2013
November 1, 2012
Spring Term 2013 (ALL PROGRAMS)
April 11 - June 21, 2013
February 1, 2013

  1. Completed Application for Admission (Please Download)
  2. Admissions' Statement Essay
  3. US $50.00 US application fee
  4. Proof of High School Diploma or Equivalent
  5. Official Transcripts
    • Submit from all schools graduated/attended since high school.

    • Transcript(s) must be sent directly to the HTIC Admissions Office from the issuing school(s).

    • 2.5 GPA is required for both freshman and transfer admission.

  6. Letter of Recommendation (Optional)
  7. Tokai On-Campus Housing Application and US $20.00 application fee
    • This form and fee are needed only for on-campus housing.

II. Applicant may be contacted for a personal or telephone interview upon receipt of application documents.

III. After admission is accepted, but prior to registration, HTIC will request:

  1. Proof of Health Insurance
    • All students must have medical coverage for the length of school term.

    • Insurance information may be provided by HTIC.

  2. Tuberculosis (TB) Clearance Certificate
    • All students must present a valid TB certificate from the Department of Health or a physician using a Department of Health approved form.

    • The TB examination must have been given in Hawaii within 12 months before the first day of attendance.

    • TB examinations may be arranged through Student Services.

  3. Record of Immunization
    • Two doses of measles vaccine, with one of the two being MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine.

    • The immunization record must be certified by a physician or a health/medical institution.

    • The immunization may be arranged through Student Services.

  4. Meningococcal Vaccine
    • Meningococcal Vaccine is recommended, but not required.

    • Students electing not to be inoculated must sign a waiver.

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