Hawaii Pacific University

Beautiful Hawaii campus
Business, Engineering, more
Pathway & Direct options

About
Hawaii Pacific

Hawai‘i Pacific University is an international learning community set in the rich cultural context of Hawai‘i. 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)

MajorUndergraduate
Pathway
Undergraduate
Direct
BUSINESS
AccountingYesYes
General BusinessYesYes
EconomicsYesYes
FinanceYesYes
Hospitality and Tourism ManagementYesYes
Human Resource DevelopmentYesYes
International BusinessYesYes
ManagementYesYes
Management Information SystemsYesYes
MarketingYesYes
ENGINEERING
Biomedical EngineeringYesYes
Biotechnology EngineeringYesYes
Computer ScienceYesYes
Electrical Engineering - Engineering SustainabilityYesYes
MATH & SCIENCE
Biochemistry - Pre-Health ProfessionsYesYes
Biology - Human Health SciencesYesYes
Chemistry - Pre-Health ProfessionsYesYes
Environmental ScienceYesYes
Marine BiologyYesYes
Mathematics - Dual Degree (Engineering)YesYes
Mathematics - Math EducationYesYes
Mathematics - Pure MathYesYes
OTHER
Communication StudiesYesYes
Criminal JusticeYesYes
Diplomacy and Military StudiesYesYes
East West HumanitiesYesYes
Elementary EducationYesYes
EnglishYesYes
Environmental StudiesYesYes
HistoryYesYes
Integrated MediaYesYes
International Studies - Development and SustainabilityYesYes
International Studies - International Relations and SecurityYesYes
Mass CommunicationsYesYes
Multimedia Cinematic ProductionYesYes
Oceanography - BiologyYesYes
Oceanography - ChemistryYesYes
Oceanography - Fisheries ScienceYesYes
Oceanography - General OceanographyYesYes
Oceanography - MathematicsYesYes
Political ScienceYesYes
PsychologyYesYes
Public AdministrationYesYes
Public HealthYesYes
Social WorkYesYes
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)YesYes

Graduate (Masters)

MajorGraduate
Direct
BUSINESS
MBA - FinanceYes
MBA - Human Resource ManagementYes
MBA - Information SystemsYes
MBA - International BusinessYes
MBA - ManagementYes
MBA - MarketingYes
MBA - Organizational Change and DevelopmentYes
Master of Science (MS)
Information SystemsYes
Marine ScienceYes
Other
Clinical Mental Health CounselingYes
CommunicationYes
Diplomacy and Military StudiesYes
Education - Education LeadershipYes
Education - Elementary EducationYes
Education - Secondary Education, EnglishYes
Education - Secondary Education, MathematicsYes
Education - Secondary Education, ScienceYes
Education - Secondary Education, Social StudiesYes
Education - Secondary Education, World LanguagesYes
Global Leadership and Sustainable DevelopmentYes
Organization Development and ChangeYes
Public Administration (MPA)Yes
Public Health (MPH) online onlyYes
Social Work (MSW) - Military Social Work and Veteran AffairsYes
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)Yes

Admissions

Admission Requirements

 Requirements
Grades
Requirements
English
Requirements
Other
Admissions
Checklist for Admissions
Admissions
Checklist for
I-20
Tuition for the yearNotes
Undergraduate
Accelerated
Pathway
(1 semester)
2.75 GPA5.5 IELTS
61 iBT TOEFL
equivalent
NoneApplication
Passport
English score
Transcripts
Bank Statement(s)
Statement of Financial Support Form (SFS)
$500 deposit to BrighterEd$27,9251 semester Pathway for $13,500 + 1 semester of academics at $13,500
Undergraduate
Direct
2.75 GPA6.0 IELTS
80 iBT TOEFL
equivalent
NoneApplication
Passport
English score
Transcripts
Bank Statement(s)
Statement of Financial Support Form (SFS)
$500 deposit to BrighterEd$27,925
Graduate
Direct
3.00 GPA for most
varied by program
6.0 IELTS
80 iBT TOEFL
equivalent
GMAT/GRE required for some programsApplication
Passport
English score
Transcripts (WES, ECE, AP)
Bank Statement(s)
“Statement of Financial Support Form (SFS)”
Essay (<200 words)
Letter of Rec
$500 deposit to BrighterEd$20,600 - $25,200

Application Deadlines

 Fall 2019Spring 2020
Application deadlineJune 1, 2019December 1, 2019
Classes startAugust 26, 2019January 21, 2020

Cost

Annual Cost of Attendance

 TuitionHousing & MealsBooksTransportPersonalTOTAL PER YEARNotes
Undergraduate
Accelerated
Pathway
(1 semester)
$27,925$14,000$1,200$2,660$1,560$47,345Price is for one academic year: 1-semester Pathway plus one semester of academics
Undergraduate
Direct
$27,925$14,000$1,200$2,660$1,560$47,345
Graduate
Direct
$20,600 - $25,200$14,000$1,200$2,660$1,560$40,020 - $44,620Tuition varies by program

Life

Housing

Apply

To Apply

Send the following documents to admissions@brightered.com:

1. Application EN KR
2. Passport
3. English score
4. Transcripts
5. Financial Support Form
6. Essay (Graduate programs only)
7. Letters of recommendations x 2 (Graduate programs only)

Processing time:
Undergraduate programs 3-5 business days
Graduate programs 5-10 business days

For I-20

1. Bank statements
2. $500.00 USD deposit paid here

General Notes

Application deadlines
Fall 2019 – July 3, 2019
Spring 2019 – November 30, 2019

Arriving
HNL airport code
Campus is 15 minutes from HNL