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University of Hawaii at Manoa

Department of Second Language Studies

Honolulu, HI

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University of Hawaii at Manoa

Overview

University of Hawaii at Manoa / Department of Second Language Studies is located in Honolulu, HI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate) English as a second language
Master of Arts (MA) English as a second language
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Second language acquisition

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
2 Foreign Languages
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

92
Applied
43
Accepted
26
Enrolled
47%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline September 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MA, scholarly publications

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Second language use, second language analysis, second language pedagogy and testing, second language learning, qualitative and quantitative research methods for second languages
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
360,000

Location & Contact

Address 2500 Campus Road
Honolulu, HI  96822
United States
Contact Robert Bley-Vroman
Dean
Phone: 808-956-8516
Fax: 808-956-9879