Hawaii Pacific University: Ranking & Review

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Honolulu
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United States
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World
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2257821
Top 5%

Hawaii Pacific University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%71%76%
Applicants6,5511,7844,767
Admissions4,8921,2733,619
Enrolled undergraduates500116384
Enrolled total (including graduate students)4,1461,6912,455

1,961 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

554 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores306
Percent of students submitting SAT scores61%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
560
Math
540

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores212
Percent of students submitting ACT scores42%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
22
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended

Hawaii Pacific University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$42,294$42,294
Off-campus$45,706$45,706
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,204 and other expenses per full academic year.

Hawaii Pacific University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 482 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$24,200$24,200
Fees for full-time undergraduates$350$350
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$810$810
Tuition for Full-time graduates$18,000$18,000
Fees for full-time graduates$200$200
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,000$1,000

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2118999309
Health Professions and Related Programs71429158
Biological and Biomedical Sciences7373
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs401959
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3321752
Education153449
Psychology37946
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies301444
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities4444
Public Administration and Social Service Professions103242
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service83139
Social Sciences122032
Mathematics and Statistics11718
History1414
Natural Resources and Conservation1111
English Language and Literature & Letters66
Physical Sciences66
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies22
Grand Total846672531,004

A total of 751 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Hawaii Pacific University.

At the master's level 253 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%38%47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

General info

Alternative namesHPU
Founded1965
MottoHolomua Me Ka Oiaio
Forward With Truth
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff531
Instructional FTE213
Research FTE16
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitehpu.edu
Address1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population391,000
Phone8085440200
Fax+1 (808) 544 9355

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