At a Glance

NEW tuition break! Starting with Fall 2020 admissions, residents of the following states and islands can enroll in our MA and PhD programs at a reduced tuition of 150% of the regular Hawai’i resident tuition rates: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Idaho, Guam, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Click here to find out more.

30 MA students

58 PhD students

28 Graduate Faculty

Master of Arts in English with informal concentrations in:

  • Literary Studies in English
  • Creative Writing. Those admitted to this concentration write a creative thesis as their final project.
  • Composition & Rhetoric
  • Cultural Studies in Asia/Pacific

MA Map

Doctor of Philosophy in English

  • Those admitted to the creative writing track write a creative dissertation
  • Coursework with a focus on Hawai‘i / Asia / Pacific content

PhD Map