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Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, HI
University Website: www.hpu.edu
Apply Online: www.hpu.edu/apply
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Coordinates: 21°18′40″N 157°51′32″W / 21.311°N 157.859°W / 21.311; -157.859

Hawaiʻi Pacific University, also known as HPU, is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational university located in Honolulu and Kaneohe, in the U.S. state of Hawaii. HPU was founded in 1965 as Hawaiʻi Pacific College by Paul C.T. Loo, Eureka Forbes, Elizabeth W. Kellerman, and Reverend Edmond Walker.

Hawaiʻi Pacific University is the largest private university in the central Pacific, most noted for its diverse student body of almost 9,000 students, representing over 100 countries. The school's largest academic programs are in Business Administration, Nursing, Psychology,and International Studies.

Hawaiʻi Pacific University has two main campuses in addition to an Oceanic Institute and Military programs. HPU's downtown Honolulu campus serves most of the business, liberal arts, and other general programs; while the Hawaiʻi Loa campus on the windward side of the Koʻolau Range houses the majority of the science programs.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,510.00 avg tuition

1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 544-0200

Apply online Admissions:
www.hpu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.hpu.edu/financialaid

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Military Technologies And Applied Sciences
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
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Hawaii Pacific University

Statistics:
Applied 4,367
Admitted 3,088 71%
Enrolled total 570
Full Time: 548
Part Time 22
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 420 540
SAT Math 440 560
SAT Writing 420 538
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 24
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 67%
4-year graduation rate 23%
6-year graduation rate 39%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Hawaii Pacific University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $16,510.00 $16,510.00 $16,510.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $345.00 $345.00 $345.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,230.00 $13,230.00 $13,230.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $735.00 $735.00 $735.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,230.00 $12,230.00 $1,790.00
Other Expenses $1,790.00 $1,790.00 $1,790.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 65%
Percent receiving grant aid 65%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,587.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 51%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,706.00

Hawaii Pacific University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X X
Accounting and Business/Management X
Business Administration and Management, General X X X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Business/Corporate Communications X X
Business/Managerial Economics X X X
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X X X
Human Resources Development X X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X X X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
Organizational Leadership X
Tourism and Travel Services Management X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Journalism X
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies X
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X
Military History X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X
MILITARY TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLIED SCIENCES
Military Applied Sciences, Other X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Human Services, General X
Public Administration X
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X

Hawaii Pacific University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Farm Credit Services of Hawaii, ACA Scholarship $1500 March 13, 2015
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