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UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA

Hawaii English Language Program (HELP)

Program Type: College/University Affiliated
Hawaii English Language Program
1395 Lower Campus Road, MC 13-1
Honolulu, HI  96822- 

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Host Institution: University Of Hawaii At Manoa

Host City Size: Over 500,000

Year Established: 1971

Accreditations: Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

IEP Membership Organizations: EnglishUSA
 
Phone #: (808) 956-6636

Phone #2: (808) 956-2465

Fax #: (808) 956-5100

E-Mail:

Website: http://www.hawaii.edu/eslhelp

Application Contact Info: For applications or enrollment questions, send to Registrar at eslhelp@hawaii.edu
 
Course Schedule:
LevelClass hrs/wkLab hrs/wkCAI hrs/wkOther* hrs/wk
B:2013
LI:2013
I:2013
A:2013

* Other Course Type: Friday activities/workshops/seminars & Service Learning projects

Additional Course Info: Language lab available, computer lab open daily, weekly on-campus activities,

English for Specific Purpose:
Specific Purposehrs
Graduate Study20
Teacher Training25
Teaching Assistants10
University Preparation20

ESP Additional Info: CELTA Teacher Training courses available three times per year.

Test Preparation:
Test Typehrs/wk
CAE0
FCE0
GMAT0
GRE0
IELTS0
LSAT0
SAT0
TOEFL20
TOEIC5
TWE0
unspecified test0
 
Terms:
Term Duration in WeeksStart Month
8January
8March
6May
6July
8August
8October

Terms Additional Info: Intensive Academic Prep for incoming university students in July.

Program Size: 100

Program Size, Summer: 75

Average Class Size: 11

Minimum Class Size: 6

Maximum Class Size: 16

Distribution:
RegionPercent
Americas5.00
Asia80.00
Europe10.00
Middle East/North Africa5.00

Full-time Instructors: 7

Part-time Instructors: 8

Average Full-time Hours per Week: 12

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Full-time: 7

Advanced Degree in TESOL or related field Part-time: 8

Full-time Admin: 3

Part-time Admin: 2

Part-time study option: yes

Part-time Eligibility: short term study, dependents, business personnel

Tests used by the IEP for admission and proficiency: Cambridge, IELTS, MELAB, TOEFL, Other

 
Admissions: All Applicants

Admission Conditions: Any students 17 yrs or older from beginner to advanced English proficiency are welcome to the HELP courses.

Visa Forms Issued: I-20, DS-2019

Pre-academic work completed in IEP eligible for college/university credit: no

Maximum Credits Eligible: 0

Conditions: if academically admissible or participating in scholar exchange and/or bridge program

IEP students can take academic courses at college/university: no

Maximum Credits Avail.: 0

I-20 Includes Academic Admission: yes

Academic Admissions Conditions: HELP students can be conditionally admitted to the University of Hawaii at Manoa regular undergraduate and graduate programs. Students do not need a formal TOEFL score after completing two terms at the highest HELP level.

TOEFL Required for Undergraduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: Students in the Conditional Admission program do not need an official TOEFL score.

TOEFL Required for Graduate Admission: yes

If TOEFL is not Required, Test Used: Students in the Conditional Admission program do not need an official TOEFL score.

Articulation Agreement(s): yes

Articulation Agreement Details: Can waive English requirements at Univ of Hawaii community colleges.

 
Tuition:
TuitionWeeks
21008
16506

Fees: $275

Insurance Cost: $100

Insurance Details: All students required to show proof of acceptable insurance; student health plan available for $90/month.

Financial Aid Available: No

Campus Housing Availability: Limited

Campus Housing Assistance Available: yes

Housing Costs: $1200

Housing Weeks: 4

Housing Cost Type: Room and Board

Additional Housing Info: Homestay cost listed. HELP also provides assistance with apartment, condominium, and students residence housing options.

Off-Campus Housing Availability: Readily available

Off-Campus housing Assistance Available: yes

Homestay Assistance Available: yes

Board Plan Availability: Board plan included in housing

Board Plan Costs: $120

Board Plan Weeks: 4

Board Plan Additional Info: Homestay includes an individual room in a family house, half-board.

Services Available: Academic Counseling, Academic Placement, Airport Meeting, Campus Orientation, Conversation Partners, Crosscultural Activities, Field Trips, Homestay, Host Family, Housing Assistance, International Student Advisor, Personal/Cultural Counseling, Recreational Activities, Visa/Tax Counseling

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