Admission Requirements

Online Application + $25 Application Fee, and one of the following:

  1. Official Transcripts from all previously-attended institutions (if applicable)
  2. Official Joint Services Transcript (Military students only)
  3. Official High School Transcript (if you have less than 24 college credits)

Submitting Documents

All documents should be submitted to:

Chaminade University
Attn: Records Office
3140 Waialae Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96816

E-scripts (if available by institution) may be sent to:

Military Applicants

If you are a military or veteran applicant (or family member), please visit our Military Programs section for specific information for military students and their families.

Accepted Students

Your application will be reviewed for admission once all documents have been received by the PACE office.  You will be notified of the admissions decision by email and mail.

Health Requirements & Student Health Form
Students planning to attend on ground courses must submit a Student Health Form prior to the first day of instruction. Tuberculosis clearance is necessary for class registration. All students born after 1957 are also required to show proof of immunization for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). Please download and print the health requirements form and submit your tuberculosis and MMR clearance to Chaminade University’s Student Services.

Note: Students who do not reside on the island of O’ahu and plan to enroll in online courses are exempt from this policy.

Citizen and Visa Status Requirements

We accept applications from all U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, immigrants and international applicants. Admission requirements and procedures are the same for all applicants regardless of citizenship and visa status.  International students must have a visa status that allows academic study at Chaminade University.  This can include temporary U.S. visas such as F-1 student visas, J-1 exchange visitors, H-1 temporary worker, dependent visas or any other non-immigrant classifications.

International Applicants

All visa related requirements are handled by Student Records Services, (808) 739-4600. This office issues I-20 Forms, required to obtaining an f-1/J-1 Student Visa in the student’s country of citizenship (to be done before arrival in the US). At registration, students must provide a copy of the I-94 form (white card attached to passport) and the I-20 ID form issues at the port of entry. To maintain student visa status while in the US, international students must:

  • Hold a valid passport
  • Attend the school they’ve been authorized to attend
  • Carry a full course load (9 credits)
  • Apply for extension(s) if necessary
  • Get authorization before accepting employment
  • Report any address change(s) immediately

Additional Requirements

In addition to regular admission requirements, transcripts from institutions outside of the US must be evaluated by one of the following organizations and sent to the Records office directly from the organization.