Hawaii Pacific University

Hawaii Pacific University Ranking

country rank: 740
world rank: 1946

University Overview

Hawaii Pacific University ranking, established in 1965, is a non-profit private higher education organization headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the medium city of Honolulu (population range of 250,000-499,999). Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution that is officially approved by the WASC Senior College and University Commission. In a variety of fields of research, Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) provides courses and programmes leading to formally accredited higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. credentials, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 55-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. This US higher education entity is rather selective, with enrollment rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. HPU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Hawaii Pacific University Ranking

University Identity

Name Hawaii Pacific University
Acronym HPU
Founded 1965
Motto Holomua Me Ka Oiaio Forward With Truth
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address 1 Aloha Tower Drive Honolulu 96813-2785 Hawaii United States
Tel +1 (808) 544 0200
Fax +1 (808) 544 9355

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1164 Bishop Street Honolulu 96813 (808) 544 0238 800 669 4724

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Hawaii Pacific University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 80,962 physical volumes, 2,402 physical media, 76,815 digital/electronic medium and 156 licensed digital/electronic databases. Hawaii Pacific University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes Hawaii Pacific University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 549 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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