Hawaii Pacific University

1164 Bishop Street- Suite 800, Honolulu, HI 96813
Hawaii Pacific University is a non-profit, private higher education institution that resides in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Programs available at Hawaii Pacific University include associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees and also certificate programs in more than 43 areas of study and 104 disciplines. The school is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities and has specialized accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are offered at Hawaii Pacific University. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.

With approximately 8,080 students enrolled full time on its main campus it is the 3rd largest institution of higher education in Hawaii.


General Information

Main Phone: (808) 544 -0200 Website: www.hpu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 539
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 6,752
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 1,339
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 71%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 50


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 420 540
SAT Math 440 560
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 24

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 4,367
Accepted 3,088
Acceptance Rate 71%
Enrolled 570

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 54% Full-time 46% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 53% Full-time 47% Part-time
Student Gender 44% Men 56% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

29% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
6% Black or African American 11% Multiracial
13% Hispanic/Latino 19% Asian/Oriental
3% Polynesian/Pacific Island 18% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 37% $ 7,842
Local Grant 24% $3,597
Institutional Grant 62% $ 5,445
Student Loans 51% $ 6,706

Majors & Degrees


Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 6 - -
Environmental Studies - - 7 - -

Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
American Indian Native American Studies 0 - - - -

Area Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Asian Studies 0 - - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 19 17 - -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - - 25 -

Data Processing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology Technician - 0 - - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 4 - -
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 15 30 -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 7 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 4 - -
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 15 30 -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication - - 15 - -
Public Relations - - 2 - -
Advertising - - 1 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia - - 12 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 19 17 - -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - - 25 -

Data Processing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology Technician - 0 - - -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 4 - -
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 15 30 -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 7 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mass Media Studies - - 4 - -
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 15 30 -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication - - 15 - -
Public Relations - - 2 - -
Advertising - - 1 - -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia - - 12 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - 19 17 - -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - - 25 -

Data Processing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology Technician - 0 - - -

Education

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor 1 - 4 19 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 15 -

Teaching English Or French As A Second Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor 1 - 4 19 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics - - 0 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 40 - - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies - 40 1 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 8 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Studies - 40 - - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies - 40 1 - -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - 2 - - -

Applied Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Mathematics - - 4 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 16 - -

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - - 29 6 -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 5 - -

Military Technologies and Applied Sciences

Military Applied Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Military Applied Sciences - 32 - - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 8 - -

International Global Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Global Studies - - 11 26 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forensic Science and Technology 12 - - - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies 12 11 42 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 1 - -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical - - 0 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forensic Science and Technology 12 - - - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies 12 11 42 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - - 0 - -

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - 4 - -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 20 33 -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 0 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 66 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration and Social Service Professions - - 0 - -

Human Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Services - - 4 - -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 20 33 -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 0 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Forensic Science and Technology 12 - - - -
Criminal Justice Safety Studies 12 11 42 - -

Social Sciences

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology 0 - 7 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences 0 - - - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 9 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 3 - -

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Relations and Affairs - - 30 11 -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology 0 - 7 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 3 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 7 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 0 - -

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences - - 11 - -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pre-medicine Pre-medical Studies - - 8 - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 0 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - 0 - -

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences - - 11 - -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pre-medicine Pre-medical Studies - - 8 - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 0 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Military History - 0 - - -
History - 0 4 - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - 2 3 0 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - 5 22 8 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Business Management - - - 5 -
Accounting - 8 29 0 -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Tourism and Travel Services Management 0 - 21 0 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 24 3 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services - 0 - 0 -

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Tourism and Travel Services Management 0 - 21 0 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services - 0 - 0 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - 6 34 18 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Development - - 0 - -
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 0 21 -
Human Resources Development - - 0 7 -
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration 1 - 34 16 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 16 -
Organizational Leadership - 0 - 16 -
Business Administration and Management - 25 58 16 -
E-commerce Electronic Commerce - 25 58 0 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems 0 - 22 4 -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - 2 3 0 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Development - - 0 - -
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 0 21 -
Human Resources Development - - 0 7 -
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration 1 - 34 16 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 16 -
Organizational Leadership - 0 - 16 -
Business Administration and Management - 25 58 16 -
E-commerce Electronic Commerce - 25 58 0 -

Business Corporate Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Corporate Communications - - 1 0 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems 0 - 22 4 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Development - - 0 - -
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 0 21 -
Human Resources Development - - 0 7 -
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration 1 - 34 16 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - 5 22 8 -

Business Corporate Communications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Corporate Communications - - 1 0 -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - 44 74 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Business Management - - - 5 -
Accounting - 8 29 0 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 16 -
Organizational Leadership - 0 - 16 -
Business Administration and Management - 25 58 16 -
E-commerce Electronic Commerce - 25 58 0 -

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies - - 10 - -

Business Commerce

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Commerce - - 44 74 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 24 3 -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - 2 3 0 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - 6 34 18 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - 5 22 8 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems 0 - 22 4 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Business Management - - - 5 -
Accounting - 8 29 0 -

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