Hawaii Tokai International College: Narrative Description

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2241 Kapiolani Blvd.
Honolulu, HI 96826-4310
Tel: (808)983-4000; Admissions: (808)983-4154; Fax: (808)983-4107; Web Site: http://www.tokai.edu/

Description: Independent, 2-year, coed. Part of Tokai University Educational System (Japan). Awards certificates and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1992. Setting: urban campus. Educational spending 2002-03: $15,000 per student. Total enrollment: 50. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 9 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 50 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 3 other countries, 100% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 17% 25 or older, 60% live on campus, 0% transferred in. Retention: 83% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Core. ESL program, summer session for credit.

Entrance Requirements: Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, interview. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 9/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Comprehensive fee: $10,775 includes full-time tuition ($8700), mandatory fees ($75), and college room and board ($2000). College room only: $1000. Room and board charges vary according to board plan. Part-time tuition: $375 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $25 per term. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 5 open to all. Most popular organizations: Basketball Club, Hula Club, Martial Arts Club, Chinese and Japanese Culture Club, fishing. Major annual events: Opening Ceremony, Student Presentation Day, Graduation ceremony. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. On-campus residence required in freshman year. Option: coed housing available. The Learning Center with 7,000 books, 100 serials, 500 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $15,000. 45 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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