How much does Hawai'i Pacific University cost?

Hawai'i Pacific University Cost of Attendance
In-state $27,500
Out-of-state $27,500
On-Campus Room and Board $18,700
Off-Campus Room and Board $15,702
Average Annual Cost $27,281
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $23,845
$30,000-$48,000 $23,710
$48,000-$75,000 $28,809
$75,000-$110,000 $28,376
Over $110,000 $30,762

Hawai'i Pacific University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 98% $14,049
Federal Grants 37% $5,105
Pell grants 37% $4,247
Other federal grants 21% $959
State/local goverment grant or scholarships
Institutional grants or scholarships 97% $13,866
Student loan aid 60% $9,608
Federal student loans 59% $6,499
Other student loans 15% $18,856

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 278 Up to $500
Take a foreign language class 185 Up to $5,000
Have work experience 198 Up to $12,000
Take a challenging class 288 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 130 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Hawai'i Pacific University Admissions

What is Hawai'i Pacific University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 75%
Average GPA 3.4
SAT Submissions 73% of applicants
SAT Reading 500-620
SAT Math 490-590
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 49% of applicants
Composite Score 18-25

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Hawai'i Pacific University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3560
Living on campus
Transfer Students 14%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Hawai'i Pacific University Graduation Success

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About Hawai'i Pacific University

Hawai‘i Pacific University is an international learning community set in the rich cultural context of Hawai‘i. Students from around the world join us for an American education built on a liberal arts foundation. Our innovative undergraduate and graduate programs anticipate the changing needs of the community and prepare our graduates to live, work, and learn as active members of a global society.


1 Aloha Tower Drive
Honolulu, HI

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large City
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