Tuition & Fees

$27,850

$27,850

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
49%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
20%
18-23
46%
12-17
24%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
40%
12-17
30%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
49%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,634
Declined + 1,534
Total Received 6,168
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Private (nonprofit)

3,545

undergraduate students

541

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Admiinistration
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 4352
ACT 0900

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Location

School Facts

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

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 4,086
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)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Honolulu, HI

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

Hawaii Pacific University
1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu, HI 96813

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
39%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
4%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
49%
400-499
21%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
18%
500-599
52%
400-499
23%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
35%
400-499
47%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
20%
18-23
46%
12-17
24%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
28%
18-23
40%
12-17
30%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
49%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (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

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,634
Declined + 1,534
Total Received 6,168

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 Right Now

Admissions Contact

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

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

James M. Oshiro
Executive Director, Financial Aid
jmoshiro@hpu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

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 Directors

Sam Moku (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Advertising/Public Relations
Anthropology
Asia/Pacific Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Development/Sustainability
Diplomacy/Military Studies
East-West Classical Studies
East-West Humanities
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering Dual Degree
Engineering Sustainability
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
General Business
General Studies
Global Leadership/Sustainable Development
Health Professions
History
Homeland Security
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Management
Human/Health Science
Humanities
Information Systems
Integrated Multimedia
International Business
International Relations/Security
International Studies
Journalism
Justice Administration
Management
Management Information Systems
Marine Biology
Marine Science
Marketing
Mass Communication
Mathematics
Military Studies
Multimedia
Multimedia Cinematic Production
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Oceanography
Organizational Change
Political Science
Pre-Health Professions
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Relations
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Supervisor Leadership
TESL
Teaching English as a Second Language
Travel Industry Management
Video Production
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Admiinistration
  2. Nursing
  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

4,086

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

3,545
students

Female
59%
2,105

Male
41%
1,440

13%

541
students

Female
57%
311

Male
43%
230

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

2,384
students

Female
66%
1,566

Male
34%
818

33%

1,161
students

Female
47%
539

Male
53%
622

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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
14%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
17%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

76%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Countries most often represented Australia
Germany
Japan
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
Assistant Vice President, Enrollment Management, Admissions
808 544-0238
admissions@hpu.edu

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