C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, HI
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 3,436
   Women 1,989 (57.9%)
   Men 1,447 (42.1%)
Graduate Students 645
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 75% of 5,452 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.43
SAT Math 505 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 503 average
450-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $40,758
  Tuition and Fees $23,440
  Room and Board $13,898
Average Percent of Need Met 63%
Average Freshman Award $16,446
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 240
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Honolulu Population 374,658
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 31% of freshmen, 4% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Sea Warrior
Sororities 70% of women participate
Fraternities 30% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
15.8% Asian
5.1% Black/African-American
16.1% Hispanic/Latino
13.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
2.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
22.7% White
24.2% Unknown
International Students 10.8% from 64 countries
First-Year Students Returning 65.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 22.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported