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About Hawaii Pacific University

Hawaii Pacific University is an international learning community set in the rich cultural context of Hawaii. Students from around the world join us for an American education built on a liberal arts foundation.

With students from all 50 states and 65 countries, HPU is one of the most culturally diverse universities in the world.

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Stories

Majors

Undergraduate / Bachelors

Business

Accounting
Finance & Economics
General Business
Hospitality & Tourism Management
Human Resource Development
International Business
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering
Biotechnology Engineering
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering – Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering – Engineering Sustainability

Math & Science

Biochemistry
Biochemistry – Pre-health Professions
Biology
Biology – Conservation, Ecology and Evolution
Biology – Human and Health Sciences
Chemistry
Chemistry – Pre-health Professions
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Marine Affairs – Business
Marine Affairs – Criminal Justice
Marine Affairs – Management
Marine Affairs – Public Administration
Marine Affairs – Strategic Communications
Marine Affairs – Sustainability
Marine Biology
Mathematics – 3+2 Engineering/Math Dual
Mathematics – Applied Math
Mathematics – Math Education
Mathematics – Pure Math

Undergraduate / Bachelors

Other

Arts and Markets – Musical Arts
Animation & Multimedia Design
Arts and Markets – Theatre
Arts and Markets – Visual and Studio Arts
Cinematic Multimedia Production
Communication Studies
Diplomacy and Military Studies
Elementary Education
English
History
International Studies – Anthropology, Development, and Sustainability
International Studies – International Relations and Security
Mass Communications
Multimedia Cinematics
Oceanography
Oceanography – Biology
Oceanography – Chemistry
Oceanography – Fisheries Science
Oceanography – Mathematics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Strategic Communication
TESOL

Graduate / Masters

Business / MBA
Business Analytics and Information Security
Clinical Psychology (Doctorate)
Diplomacy and Military Studies
Education – Elementary Education
Education – Secondary Education – English
Education – Secondary Education – Mathematics
Education – Secondary Education – Science
Education – Secondary Education – Social Studies
Education – Secondary Education – World Languages
Marine Science (Applied or Thesis)
Nursing – Adult Gero Acute Care NP
Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing – RN to MSN Pathway
Organization Development & Change
Social Work
Social Work – Advanced Standing
Social Work – Military Social Work and Veterans Affairs

Admissions

Undergraduate / Bachelors

Requirements

Grades

2.75 GPA equivalent

English

6.0 IELTS
70 iBT TOEFL

Or proof your last 4 years of academic studies were taught in English

Application Checklist

Application
Passport
English score
Transcripts
Bank Statements
Statement of Financial Support Form (SFS)

Cost

$31,440 Tuition
$18,700 Housing & meals
$1,500 Insurance
$3,500 Books & Other
$55,140 Total

Costs are for two academic semesters (one academic year) and may vary.

When to Apply

Spring Start (January start)

Apply by December 1

Summer Start (May start)

Apply by April 1

Fall Start (August start)

Apply by July 1

Graduate / Masters

Requirements

Grades

3.00 GPA equivalent

English

6.0 IELTS
70 iBT TOEFL

Or proof your last 4 years of academic studies were taught in English

GRE/GMAT

Varies by program if needed

Application Checklist

Application
Passport
English score
Transcripts
Bank Statements
Statement of Financial Support Form (SFS)
Letters of Recommendation (x2)
GRE if needed
Essay 250+ words

Cost

$900 – $1,525/credit Tuition
$18,700 Housing & meals
$1,500 Insurance
$3,500 Books & Other

Costs are for two academic semesters (one academic year) and may vary.

When to Apply

Spring Start (January start)

Apply by December 1

Summer Start (May start)

Apply by April 1

Fall Start (August start)

Apply by July 1

Experience

Housing

On-campus housing
Off-campus housing

Meals

On-campus dining
Kitchens in on-campus housing

Safety

Honolulu is extremely safe, and the HPU campus makes sure students are always safe and feel safe.

Transportation

Student housing is within walking distance to classes, shopping, restaurants, and university offices. Students also have free bus passes to get around the city and around the island.

Fun

Hawaii is known for safe family fun. Students can easily get to beaches, shopping malls, hiking trails, and more. HPU also has a lot of clubs including:

International Club
Filipino Club
Hawaii Pacific Entrepreneur Club
United Nations Club