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Incoming Exchange Students
*This program currently has a waiting list. If you would like to be considered for the waiting list, contact Mike Sunnafrank.
Know the following program information, which you will provide on the online application:
Country: United States
Early application is strongly encouraged, as space is limited and the program will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Complete applications include an essay and unofficial transcript. A non-refundable application fee of $50 will be billed to your student account upon submission of an online application.
A fleet of Polynesian outriggers first sailed to these islands in approximately 300 AD, bringing animals and plants with them. In the 19th century Hawaii had a constitutional monarchy and was recognized as an independent nation by countries throughout the world. Learn how Hawaii ended up being the 50th state against the will of the majority of its people.
Go beyond the popular tourist destinations and discover the real Hawaii. Visit beautiful areas few tourists have ever seen and have experiences no tourist would ever have.
Stay at Camp Kokokahi on Oahu, which has breathtaking views of the majestic Koolau Mountains. Visit sites such as:
Stay in beach front condos in Kapa’a town on Kauai. Get acquainted with locals and get involved with the local culture:
On the Big Island, stay in beautiful rental homes in the old sugar cane community of Pahala and at a bay-front hotel in Hilo. Spend evenings on a porch at an old southern style mansion talking with locals, listening to ukes strum, and laughing with good company. Experience the depth of Hawaiian culture by exploring:
Earn 4 credits in FST 4006, COMM 4949: Intercultural Communication Practicum. This course is approved as an upper division Communication course.
A non-refundable application fee of $50 will be billed to your student account upon submission of an online application. A deposit of $400 will be billed to your student account upon your confirmation of participation. The remainder of the program fee will be billed through Student Accounts Receivable.
Financial aid may be applied toward the cost of the program if you are enrolled as a full-time student.