Tuition & Fees

$23,460

$23,460

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,149
Declined + 300
Total Received 3,449
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Private (nonprofit)

3,993

undergraduate students

788

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
11%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
38%
400-499
35%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
33%
400-499
44%
300-399
13%
200-299
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
54%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Hawaii Pacific, founded in 1965, is a private, liberal arts university. Its campus is located in downtown Honolulu.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,781
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Honolulu, HI

135-acre, suburban campus in Honolulu (population: 350,399). Public transportation serves campus.

Hawaii Pacific University
1164 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
8%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
35%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
34%
400-499
42%
300-399
11%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
38%
400-499
35%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
8%
500-599
33%
400-499
44%
300-399
13%
200-299
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
29%
18-23
54%
12-17
14%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,149
Declined + 300
Total Received 3,449

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Greg G. Grauman
Vice President, Enrollment Management
P: 866 CALL-HPU
F: 808 544-1136
admissions@hpu.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific West Conference
Mascot
Sharky
School colors
teal blue and gray
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising & Public Relations
Anthropology
Asia/Pacific Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Diplomacy/Military Studies
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering Dual Degree
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Finance
General Business
General Studies
Global Leadership/Sustainable Development
History
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Management
Humanities
Information Systems
Integrated Multimedia
International Business
International Studies
Journalism
Justice Administration
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Biology
Marine Science
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Military Studies
Multimedia
Nursing
Oceanography
Organizational Change
Political Science
Pre-Health Professions
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Supervisor Leadership
Teaching English as a Second Language
Travel Industry Management
Video Production
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Undergraduate

84%

3,993
students

Female
58%
2,306

Male
42%
1,687

Graduate

16%

788
students

Female
57%
450

Male
43%
338

undergraduateFull-time

70%

2,826
students

Female
63%
1,760

Male
37%
1,066

undergraduatePart-time

30%

1,167
students

Female
47%
546

Male
53%
621

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
16%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 7

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Australia
Denmark
Germany
Norway
South Korea
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sara Sato
Interim Vice President, Admissions
808 687-7020
ssato@hpu.edu

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