Admission Requirements


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

U.S. Citizen / U.S. Permanent Resident Student Admission Process & Requirements:

  • 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, have a cumulative high school or college transfer GPA of 3.5 or higher and are admitted in good standing are eligible for a 50% reduction in tuition. (For more information, please contact the Office of Admissions.)

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

A.A. DEGREE PROGRAM: April 5 – June 15, 2018
COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM: April 9 – June 15, 2018

Deadline: February 1, 2018

A.A. DEGREE PROGRAM: SESSION I: July 2 – August 7, 2018
A.A. DEGREE PROGRAM: SESSION II: August 9 – September 14, 2018
COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM: June 28 – September 7, 2018

Deadline: May 1, 2018

ALL PROGRAMS: September 27 – December 7, 2018

Deadline: August 1, 2018

ALL PROGRAMS: January 10 – March 22, 2019

Deadline: November 1, 2018

A.A. DEGREE PROGRAM: April 4 – June 14, 2019
COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM: April 8 – June 14, 2019

Deadline: February 1, 2019

A.A. DEGREE PROGRAM: SESSION I: July 1 – August 6, 2019
A.A. DEGREE PROGRAM: SESSION II: August 8 – September 13, 2019
COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM: June 27 – September 6, 2019

Deadline: May 1, 2019

ALL PROGRAMS: September 26 – December 6, 2019

Deadline: August 1, 2019

ALL PROGRAMS: January 9 – March 20, 2020

Deadline: November 1, 2019


1. Completed Application for Admission

U.S. Student Application

– Application Form
– Admissions Essay
– Student Health Clearance Form
– HTIC Housing Application (if on-campus housing is desired)
– ZeeMee Profile link (optional)


2. Official Transcripts

– Submit from all schools graduated/attended since high school
– Transcript(s) must be sent directly to the HTIC Office of Admissions from the issuing school(s)
– 2.5 GPA is required for both freshman and transfer admission
– HTIC will accept high school Advanced Placement (AP) course credit as transfer credit to HTIC if the following criteria are met:

  • An official course description or course syllabus must be submitted for evaluation to confirm the equivalence to a course offered at HTIC.
  • The student must earn a final grade of “C” or higher in the AP course and receive a minimum score of 4 (on a scale of 1-5; 5 being the top) on the AP exam.

3. Certificate of High School Graduation or Equivalent



4. $50.00 application fee



5. $20.00 housing application fee

(if on-campus housing is desired)


6. Letter of Recommendation


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.
  • Contact the Office of Student Services for more information.
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 the Office of Student Services.
4. Meningococcal Vaccine
  • Meningococcal Vaccine is recommended, but not required.
  • Students electing not to be inoculated must sign a waiver.

Further information will be sent upon acceptance to the College.

Email: admissions@tokai.edu
Tel: (808) 983-4202
Fax: (808) 983-4107

Office of Admissions
Hawaii Tokai International College
91-971 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, HI 96707 U.S.A

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