Hawaii Pacific University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Honolulu, HI

$27,500

Avg tuition

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About Hawaii Pacific University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Hawaii Pacific University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Honolulu, Hawaii. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,170, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 75%. The university offers 38 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 45%, and a student-faculty ratio of 17:1. Tuition and fees for students are $27,500.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

75% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Recommended

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1210

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-25

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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4k

Students Enrolled

39%

Online Student Enrollment

17:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

22%

Two or more races

18%

Hispanic

16%

Asian

14%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

11%

Non-U.S. Citizen

8%

Unknown

5%

Black

5%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

37% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

20

Total Online Enrollment

1,627

Student Location Breakout

39% 61%

Percent of Programs Online

76% On-campus

24% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate 57% online

Bachelor's 16% online

Graduate Certificate 7% online

Master's 29% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

37%

State Grant Aid

Information not available

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

37%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,105
State Grant Aid Information not available
Institution Grant Aid $13,866
Pell Grant Aid $4,247

Financial Outlook

$42k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.