Hawaii Pacific University: Review & Facts

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Hawaii Pacific University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 7,465 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1965 and is one of the 17 colleges and schools located in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
85
Several-month certificate, associate's degree, 2-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are available at Hawaii Pacific University.

Hawaii Pacific University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 85 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Nursing, Management, Political Science, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
69%
Hawaii Pacific University student retention rate is relatively low at 69% (close to Hawaii average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Hawaii Pacific University is low - 39%.

Student to faculty ratio at Hawaii Pacific University is pretty decent -- 14:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,600
Average tuition costs are fairly high, about $18,500 per year. The additional fees at Hawaii Pacific University not covered by tuition are around $100, which comes to a total of $18,600 a year.

Read the details about Hawaii Pacific University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
According to government data, 4,129 applications were submitted and 2,980 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to become a student at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Hawaii Pacific University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Hawaii Pacific University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Hawaii Pacific University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Hawaii Pacific University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Hawaii Pacific University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Hawaii Pacific University appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hawaii Pacific University Location and Maps



Post Address: Hawaii Pacific University, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, USA
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