Hawaii Pacific University

Study in Hawaii
Business, Engineering, more
Safe, Fun, Focused

About
Hawaii Pacific

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.

LocationHonolulu, Hawaii
Founded1965
TypePrivate university
DegreesBachelors
Masters
Doctorate
MajorsBusiness
Engineering
Computer Science
Liberal Arts
More
Enrollments4,884
International students491 (10%)
Top nationalities51% European
24% Asia
18% Americas
4% Middle East
4% China
Hawaii map

Majors

Undergraduate / Bachelors

Business

Accounting
Economics & Finance
Hospitality & Tourism
Management
Management Information Systems

Engineering

Biomedical
Biotechnology
Electrical

Math & Science

Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Environmental Science
Marine Biology
Mathematics

Undergraduate / Bachelors

Other

Communications
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
East West Humanities
Elementary Education
History
Integrated Multimedia
International Studies
Mass Communications
Multimedia Cinematics
Nursing
Oceanography
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work
TESOL

Graduate / Masters

MBA

MS

Information Systems
Marine Science

Other

Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communications*
Education
Global Leadership and Sustainable Development*
Nursing*
Social Work*
TESOL*

* No GRE required

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 Statement showing $51,000 USD
Statement of Financial Support Form (SFS)

Cost

$27,900 Tuition
$18,700 Housing & meals
$1,500 Insurance
$3,500 Books & Other
$51,600 Total

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

When to Apply

Fall Start

Apply by July 1

Spring Start (January)

Apply by November 1

Summer Start (May)

Apply by April 1

Graduate / Masters

Requirements

Grades

3.00 GPA equivalent

English

6.5 IELTS
80 iBT TOEFL

GRE

Varies by program if needed

Application Checklist

Application
Passport
English score
Transcripts
Bank Statement showing $51,000 USD
Statement of Financial Support Form (SFS)
Letters of Recommendation (x2)
GRE if needed
Essay 250+ words

Cost

$27,900 Tuition
$18,700 Housing & meals
$1,500 Insurance
$3,500 Books & Other
$51,600 Total

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

When to Apply

Fall Start

Apply by July 1

Spring Start (January)

Apply by November 1

Summer Start (May)

Apply by April 1

MBA

Requirements

Grades

3.00 GPA equivalent

English

6.5 IELTS
80 iBT TOEFL

GMAT

475+ GMAT

Application Checklist

Application
Passport
English score
Transcripts
Bank Statement showing $51,000 USD
Statement of Financial Support Form (SFS)
Letters of Recommendation (x2)
GMAT if needed
Essay 1,000+ words

Cost

$27,900 Tuition
$18,700 Housing & meals
$1,500 Insurance
$3,500 Books & Other
$51,600 Total

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

When to Apply

Fall Start

Apply by July 1

Spring Start (January)

Apply by November 1

Summer Start (May)

Apply by April 1

Life

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