Hawaii Pacific University

1166 Fort Street Mall, Suite 203, Honolulu, HI 96813-2785

About Hawaii Pacific University

Hawaii Pacific University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate6,906
Student Age% Under 2551%
 % 25 and Over48%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time55%
 % Part-time45%
Race/Ethnicity% White26.6%
 % Black5.3%
 % Asian21.4%
 % Latino12.5%
 % Native American0.8%
 % Race Unknown5.9%
 % International student13%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyWeb Design & New Media
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted78%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled23%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT79%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT39%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800570 / 800
 SAT Writing440 / 800560 / 800
 SAT Math450 / 800580 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3626 / 36
 ACT English19 / 3626
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math18 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$15,820
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,820
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid48%
 % Undergraduates with Loans46%
 % Undergraduates with Grants47%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,648
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,648
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,692
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,692
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,692

Neighborhood Data for the Honolulu Area

Median Age41.3
Median Household Income$56,939
Total Population335,282
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.1% 50.9%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1753.8%46.2%
 Age 18-2448.9%51.1%
 Age 25-2950.6%49.4%
 Age 30-3952.7%47.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White18.4%
 % Black1.6%
 % Asian55.6%
 % Latino5.0%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander8.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,648
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$11,648
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,094
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50015.8%11.8%3.8%
 $500 to $74918.3%8.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99926.1%26.7%11.5%
 Over $100039.8%52.8%75.6%
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