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Hawaii Pacific University
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  • 4 Year
  • HONOLULU, HI

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Hawaii Pacific is a private university located in Honolulu, Hawaii. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,548 undergraduate students. The Hawaii Pacific acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 42% of students, Hawaii Pacific alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,600.

About

1 ALOHA TOWER DR
HONOLULU, HI 96813
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Pacific West Conference

Hawaii Pacific University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

HPU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
85%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1070-1180
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$45
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$25,385 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,806 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 60 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 81 responses
44%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 81 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
22
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
13
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    58%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,548 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,518
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
10%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 52 responses
  • They could be from anywhere
    63%
  • Most are stuck up
    13%
  • Not a Hawaii local
    13%
  • From an other country
    6%
  • Stressed
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
66%
Poll
86%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 65 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 87 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 56 responses
  • Diverse with students from many different countrie
    57%
  • Diverse in people, ideas, and outlooks.
    21%
  • Diverse, beautiful, and filled with opportunities
    13%
  • overrated
    5%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Too expensive
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
82%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 39 responses

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