Hawaii Pacific University

Office of Admission
1164 Bishop St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States of America


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Founded in 1965, Hawai‘i Pacific University (HPU) has grown to become the state’s leading private, non-profit university with two campuses, six military bases, and online courses offered to students located around the world. HPU prides itself on maintaining strong academic programs, small class sizes, individual attention to students, and a diverse faculty and student population. HPU is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and offers more than 50 undergraduate programs and 14 graduate programs.
With students from all 50 U.S. states and nearly 80 countries, HPU is a leading destination for foreign students studying abroad in the US and one of America’s leading master’s universities for international students.
HPU boasts nearly 600 full- and part-time faculty members with outstanding academic and business credentials. A vast majority of HPU faculty hold the highest degrees in their fields. Faculty range from top-level executives at Fortune 500 companies to state government leaders who enliven the learning experience with real-world knowledge. Faculty are renowned for the personal interest they take in each of their students. HPU’s student-centered approach and low student-faculty ratio of 15:1 naturally results in personal attention and one-on-one guidance. Even with nearly 7,000 students, our average class size is less than 20 students.
The HPU’s athletic teams participate in the NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. Men’s teams include baseball, basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer and tennis. Women’s teams include basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, golf, volleyball, and acrobatics and tumbling.
HPU’s main campus in downtown Honolulu provides a fast-paced, exciting urban environment in the heart of the business community. This campus is home to the College of Business Administration and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. This ideal location makes it easy for students to find and maintain internship opportunities at neighboring businesses.


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