75%

Acceptance Rate

$13,473

Avg.Financial Aid

007279

FAFSA Code

About Hawaii Pacific University (HPU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,086

Website

https://www.hpu.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Hawaii Pacific University, commonly referred to as HPU, is a private, and nonsectarian university in Honolulu and Kaneohe, Hawaii. Hawaii Pacific University is an international learning community set in the rich cultural context of Hawaii.

  • The acceptance rate of this university is 75% so the admissions are somewhat competitive.

  • The student-faculty ratio at Hawaii Pacific University is 15:1.

The most popular majors at Hawaii Pacific University include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Psychology; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services.


Online Education at HPU

The university offers various online programs and has been offering distance education programs. 

For more details on Tuition and Fees


Reviews

Reviews from the students say that there are diverse programs to choose from and the academic structure is different and innovative.

  • There is very easier access to dorms and hosing, and there are various opportunities for the students to take part in activities and clubs and nurture their talent.

  • The online courses are very flexible and the interaction between the faculties and students is very good.

Location & Contact

Address

1 Aloha Tower Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8085440200
Fax: 8085449323
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Rankings

According to USN, HPU has the following rankings:

  • #60- Regional Universities West

  • #61- Top performers on Social Mobility.

This university has a reputation for helping students in getting jobs for both undergraduates and graduates.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

75%

SAT Range

1020 - 1220

ACT Range

19 - 26

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Hawaii Pacific University admissions are somewhat competitive process as Hawaii Pacific University’s acceptance rate is 75%. The application deadline is rolling admissions and it offers credit for life experience and the application fee at Hawaii Pacific University is $50.

Students must have an SAT score between 1020 and 1220 or an ACT score of 19 and 26. The application deadline for this university is August 15.

Hawaii Pacific University Admissions officials consider a student's GPA a very important academic factor.

The high school class ranking of a student is not considered but letters of recommendation are considered by admissions officials at Hawaii Pacific University.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$27,688

Average Annual Cost

$25,630

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$350

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,880

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,354

Total One Year Cost

$44,414

The expense includes the cost of education that is the average annual cost is $25,630, the cost of lodging (room and board) is $14,880 and for books and supplies is $1,200 and other fees include $350.

The creative payment plans and financing options Hawaii Pacific University help manage the cost of education. This University simple, innovative, and flexible payment and financing programs that are completely designed in order to manage the student’s college investment.

Hence, it is advised to have an in-depth understanding of all the factors that go into contributing the annual cost to attend university so that you can strategically plan your expenses.

Learn more about the costs incurred while going to Hawaii Pacific University.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

60%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

30%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,733

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

193 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

127 Graduates

Biology, General

45 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

44 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

38 Graduates

Psychology, General

37 Graduates

Computer Science

35 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

25 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

24 Graduates

International/Global Studies

24 Graduates

Mathematics

18 Graduates

Public Health

17 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

16 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

12 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

11 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

9 Graduates

Social Work

9 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

7 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

6 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

6 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

5 Graduates

Anthropology

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

4 Graduates

Teaching English or French as a Sec...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

3 Graduates

Area Studies

2 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

2 Graduates

Sociology

2 Graduates

Homeland Security

1 Graduates

Human Services, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,545

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

67%

Part-time

33%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

22% White

14% Unknown

6% Black

15% Hispanic

17% Two or more races

10% Non Resident alien

14% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

2% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

49%

Out Of State

43%

In State

8%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,804 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 68% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

68%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$8,200/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $6,600/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$6,600/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Sharky

School Colors

teal blue and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

112

Total Female Athletes

133

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

6

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Acrobatics

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At HPU, $18,700 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Hawaii Pacific University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $6,600 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At HPU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 40% male and 60% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$49,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,500

$28,871

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$213 - 300

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,473

Students Receiving Federal Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,995

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,802

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$17,223

$30K - $48K

$15,973

$48K - $75K

$12,900

$75K - $110K

$12,233

> $110K

$12,841

Financial Aid provides direct service to students with providing assistance with funding options including grants, loans, and work-study.

Students have to first fill the FAFSA form. The Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) federal school code is 007279.

Federal Aid - There is federal aid like Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG). As well as Federal Work-study with Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized loan, Parent PLUS Loans. About 36% of the students have awarded Pell grants. About 64% of students are offered the federal students loan.

State Aid - Aid like Iraq and Afghanistan service grant is awarded to the students, TEACH grant are being awarded to the students. About 91% of the students have received the federal, state, or institutional grant.

Institutional Aid - Institutional Aid like Sallie Mae smart option loans, Wells Fargo loans options available to the students. About 87% of the students have been awarded the institutional grant.

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