How to Apply

Application Procedure

  1. Explore Assistantship Opportunities
  2. Start your application on the Graduate Division Application site a
  3. PhD Applicants: Submit official GRE scores directly to the Graduate Division Student Services (ETS code for UHM is 4867) b
  4. Arrange three recommendation letters to be directly submitted via Graduate Division Document Upload Tool
  5. Submit a statement of purpose (.docx) via Graduate Division Document Upload Tool

Priority Deadlines for Applications with Financial Assistance Requests

Spring Fall
Domestic September 1 March 1
International August 1 January 15

Applications completed after the above deadlines will be considered on a rolling and space-available basis.


a  To request need-based funding for the application fee, submit an Application Funding Request

b 

Notes about GRE Scores

MS Applicants

GRE scores are not required but can be optionally submitted directly to the Graduate Division Student Services (ETS code for UHM is 4867)

PhD applicants from UH

For PhD applicants who received a BS or an MS degree in EE from UH within the five years of their PhD application, the GRE requirement is waived if applicant holds:

  1. BS degree with minimum GPA of 3.5 and GPA of 3.75 in any relevant post baccalaureate coursework, or
  2. MS degree with minimum GPR of 3.75