Currently there are students representing over 100 countries around the globe. If you wish to attend HPU, there are many ways in which international applicants can experience academic life at HPU. You can apply to a Master's Program or Certificate Program, Visiting Student Program, or Exchange Student Program.
International applicants, who wish to apply for a master's program or graduate certificate must submit the following documents listed below in addition to the general admissions requirements.
English translations must accompany all official university/college transcripts. Include transcripts from all universities attended as well as certified copies of "A" Level (or similar post secondary) examinations and/or certificate programs.
All international students must satisfy the English competency requirement by completing one (1) of the following:
- Graduate from a college or university from the United States, or from a college from this list of countries below or;
- Earn a minimum TOEFL or IELTS score as stated in the table below or;*
- Enroll in an ESL program and complete Level 112**
|*TOEFL and IELTS scores may not be more than 2 years old.|
|Name of Test||Score||Writing Score
||Supplemental Program Requirements
|TOEFL (IBT)||80 AND||25||12-Month MBA
90 AND 25 in Writing Section
|TOEFL (PBT)||550 AND||5 TWE|
|TOEFL (CBT)||213 AND||25|
|IELTS||6.0 overall AND||6.5||12-Month MBA
7.0 AND 6.5 in Writing Section
|List of Countries:|
|Belize||Bermuda||Canada (not Quebec)||Dominica|
|Fiji||Grand Cayman Islands||Grenada||Irish Republic|
|St. Kitts & Nevis||St. Lucia||St. Vincent & Grenadines||South Africa|
|Trinidad & Tobago||United Kingdom||Virgin Islands|
All applicants must submit the following two documents:
An original or certified bank statement or letter in English and US dollars showing that you, your sponsor, or guardian(s) have an account which provides sufficient funds to cover one year of study at HPU. See Cost of Living chart below for expected dollar amounts.
- If you have a sponsor, you must submit a completed and signed HPU Statement of Financial Sponsorship Form, please refer to the Cost of Living chart below.
|Academic Year 2014-2015 (9 months)
||All programs, except:||Marine Science||Nursing|
|Full Time Tuition (9 credit hours/semester)||$15,570||$20,610||$21,690|
|Personal and Housing Expenses||$13,330||$13,330||$13,330|
|Books, Supplies, and Miscellaneous expenses||$4,900||$4,900||$4,900|
Visiting Student applicants:
Those who wish to study at HPU at the graduate level for one semester, may apply to our Graduate Visiting Student Program (PDF).