About Hawai'i Pacific University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Hawai'i Pacific University cost?

Hawai'i Pacific University Cost of Attendance
In-state $23,440
Out-of-state $23,440
On-Campus Room and Board $13,898
Off-Campus Room and Board $15,702
Average Annual Cost $27,245
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
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Over $110,000

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 95% $9,211
Federal Grants 36% $4,771
Pell grants 36% $4,095
Other federal grants 16% $899
State/local goverment grant or scholarships
Institutional grants or scholarships 87% $9,351
Student loan aid 64% $6,993
Federal student loans 64% $7,313
Other student loans 6% $15,642

Hawai'i Pacific University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Do community service 239 Up to $75
Do an extracurricular activity 237 Up to $1,000
Take a challenging class 265 Up to $3,000
Visit a college campus 244 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 129 Up to $600
Have work experience 108 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 142 Up to $3,000
Attend a summer program 110 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 58% of applicants
SAT Reading 430-550
SAT Math 440-560
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 36% of applicants
Composite Score 19-25

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Hawai'i Pacific University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 3993
Living on campus
Transfer Students 57%
Under Age 25 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

Knowledge is more easily grasped when you receive a hands-on education. It brings new perspectives and viewpoints that are uniquely yours into focus. At Hawai‘i Pacific University, a deliberately intimate learning environment, including classroom study and experiential learning, empowers you to get up-close and personal with the subjects you’re passionate about. Along with the sort of unmatched diversity that only exists at the intersection of East and West, of urban campus and island paradise, you’ll graduate more highly educated and both market- and world-ready.


1164 Bishop Street, Suite 800
Honolulu, HI

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify