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BYU-HAWAII ADMISSIONS CRITERIA

BYUH Entrance Requirements:  HS Graduation  + 1 Years University GPA of 2.75 or lower (Philippine grading system) 

Language of Instruction: Tagalog/Spanish/English

  1. Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  2. HS Graduation  + 1 Years University GPA of 2.75 or lower (Philippine grading system) (If you have attended a Computer Schools instead of a university, please contact the Admissions Office to see if the school is acceptable or not.)
  1. Meet the English test requirement

Please be aware that updated transcripts from ALL PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED COLLEGES must be sent along with your application. Not listing all institutions both U.S. and international you have attended/are attending can result in a loss of credit and dismissal. It is your responsibility to make sure an official transcript from each institution, including LDS Institute, is submitted before the application deadline.

BYU-Hawaii Philippine Grade Evaluation Chart 

Phil Grade

US Equiv.

US GPA

Phil % Grade

1

A

4

95-100

1.25

A

4

91-94

1.5

A-

3.7

90

1.75

B+

3.5

89

2

B

3

87-88

2.25

B-

2.7

85-86

2.5-2.75

C+

2.5

83-84

3

C

2.0

81-82

3.25

C-

1.7

78-80

3.5

D+

1.5

75-77

3.75

D

1.0

72-74

4

D-

0.7

70-71

4.25-5

F

0.0

0-69

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PHILIPPINE STUDENTS

We have been informed that all Philippine students coming to the US with a J visa are required to attend a Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar sponsored by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas.

The seminar will be held AFTER you have received your J1 visa.  If you do not attend the seminar, you will not be allowed to board your flight to Hawaii.  Please contact the Commission and arrange to attend the seminar. 

Commission on Filipinos Overseas
Citigold Center, 1345 Quirino Avenue cor.
Osmena Highway, Manila 1007
Tel. No.: (+632) 552- 4700
Fax No.: (+632)561-8332
Email: info@cfo.gov.ph
Website: www.cfo.gov.ph

You will be required to bring your passport, a copy of your passport, a copy of your visa, DS 2019, a passport size photo and P400 to the seminar. 

Facilitator

Area S&I Director
Miguel R. Valdez
Church Educational System
c/o Manila Philippines
Admin Office #13 Temple Drive
cor. White Plains
Greenmeadows Subdivision,
Quezon City, Philippines
Tel:(632)-6837-200
valdezmr@ldschurch.org

S&I Secretary
Liza Basconillo
(632) 683-7294
Fax: (632)-683-7242
basconcilloeb@ldschurch.org