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BYU–Hawaii Freshman Admissions Criteria

  1. Complete Form 7 (So. Pacific 7th Form Certificate) passing exams in five (5) academic subjects (one must be English) with a score of 50 (achieved) or higher in each course. --OR--
  2. Complete the University of South Pacific “Foundation Program” taking a minimum of seven courses (one must be English) with a “C” grade or better in each course. --OR--
  3. Complete the TNFSC (Tonga National Form Seven Certificate) passing exams in five (5) academic subjects (one must be English) and submit your transcripts.
  4. Meet the English test requirement
  5. Maturity acquired through missionary service, military service, and work experience will also be favorably considered
  6. Meet other admissions criteria such as a clear ecclesiastical endorsement, minimum family financial contribution, etc.

For more information on how to submit your transcripts, see International Transcript Submission.

Important Notice From BYUH Regarding A Level, Form Seven, and Foundation Level Courses

Effective for applications submitted from and including winter 2014, BYU–Hawaii will no longer award transfer (cross) credits for results on form seven (or equivalent), A level and foundation level courses. These results are considered pre-degree and will be used as an indicator of academic preparation in the admissions index.

BYU–Hawaii BYU-Pathway Partnership Program

BYU–Hawaii and BYU-Pathway Worldwide announced a new partnership that will expand educational options for international students. Here are the eligibility requirements:

  1. Complete BYU-Pathway’s foundational PathwayConnect curriculum with a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher and/or complete BYU-Pathway Worldwide certificate and/or associate degree.
  2. Meet the English test requirement

The completion of a BYU-Pathway Worldwide program will waive BYU–Hawaii’s high school diploma/secondary education requirements.

For more information, please visit BYU–Hawaii BYU-Pathway Partnership Program.



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