Hawaii Pacific University

Honolulu, Hawaii

Overview

Address1 Aloha Tower Drive
School Websitewww.hpu.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Hawaii Pacific University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Honolulu, Hawaii that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 6,168 students applied to Hawaii Pacific University. Of those students, 4,634 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Hawaii Pacific University was $25,630, in addition to fees of $350. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Hawaii Pacific University.

Hawaii Pacific University has a 47% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Hawaii Pacific University acceptance rate is 75%. To put this into perspective, 4,634 of the 6,168 students who applied to Hawaii Pacific University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Hawaii Pacific University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Hawaii Pacific University had an SAT score between the range of 1,020 and 1,220. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Hawaii Pacific University was between 19 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Hawaii Pacific University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Hawaii Pacific University, the tuition for in-state residents is $25,630. Combined with fees of $350, room and board costs of $14,880, other expenses of $2,354 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $44,414.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $25,980 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Hawaii Pacific University to $44,414 for out-of-state students.

Students at Hawaii Pacific University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Hawaii Pacific University was $4,995 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 35%.

Hawaii Pacific University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Hawaii Pacific University.

Hawaii Pacific University has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 48% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 43% of students come from in-state and 8% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Hawaii Pacific University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Hawaii Pacific University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 33% students enroll at Hawaii Pacific University part-time; the other 2,736 students enrolled full-time.

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