Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, HI

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Tuition & Fees

$29,300

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
590
25th
490
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,753
Declined 1,543
Total Received 8,296
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Private

4,687

undergraduate students

587

graduate students

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School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,274
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

135-acre, suburban campus in Honolulu (population: 351,792). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Hawaii Pacific University
1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu, HI
96813

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
42%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
590
25th
490
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
16
75th
24
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) January 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 15
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,753
Declined 1,543
Total Received 8,296

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program

Recommended

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Secondary School Rank
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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

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

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 866 CALL-HPU
F: 808 544-0884
financialaid@hpu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Other sports yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

hiking, surfing, tennis

Club Sports - Women's

hiking, surfing, tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, beach tennis, self defense, soccer, volleyball, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pacific West Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Economics, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
History, General. yes
Homeland Security. yes
Human Resources Development. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Management Information Systems and Services, Other. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes
Marine Sciences. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Military History. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
National Security Policy Studies. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Pacific Area/Pacific Rim Studies. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Political Science and Government, Other. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes yes yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Science, Technology and Society. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

5,274

total students

28%

in-state

72%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

4,687
students

Female
58%
2,707

Male
42%
1,980

11%

587
students

Female
56%
327

Male
44%
260

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

53%

2,483
students

Female
65%
1,622

Male
35%
861

47%

2,204
students

Female
49%
1,085

Male
51%
1,119

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
19%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
18%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
Japan
Norway
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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