UPG Program Eligibility

UP Graduates

UPG welcomes applicants from all countries.

Applicants must have earned a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) by the beginning of the study term.

Undergraduate GPA must be the U.S. equivalent of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

UPG accepts students with a high-intermediate/advanced English level. Students should have a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 61, IELTS score of 5.0.

To study in the UPG program, most international students must enter the U.S. on an F-1 student visa. The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Outreach College is authorized under Federal Law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. Applicants must demonstrate financial support required to obtain an F-1 student visa (see application procedure for details).