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Hawaii Pacific University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Hawaii Pacific University

Website: http://www.hpu.edu
Address: 1164 Bishop St.- Suite 216 , Honolulu , Hawaii - 96813
Phone: (808) 544-0200
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Large City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $50
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
2,808
915
1,893
Percent admitted
87%
84%
88%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
26%
54%
14%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
420
550
SAT Math
430
570
SAT Writing
410
540
ACT Composite
18
24
ACT English
17
25
ACT Math
18
24
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $13,900
Out-of-state tuition $13,900
Books and supplies $1,100
On-campus room and board $10,564
On-campus other expenses $1,700
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
41%
-
Federal grant aid
24%
$3,625
State or local grant aid
3%
$1,632
Institutional grant aid
22%
-
Loan aid
38%
$8,296
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
8,293
42%
58%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 7,113
Estimated graduates enrolled 1,180
Undergraduates 24 years old 56%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 43%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 41%
Men 37%
Women 43%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 24%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 38%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 41%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $12,312 $13,080 $13,980 $14,960 7.0%
Books and supplies $1,040 $1,040 $1,100 $1,200 9.1%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,340 $10,060 $10,564 $11,094 5.0%
Other $1,587 $1,656 $1,700 $1,410 -17.1%
Off Campus          
Room and board $9,340 $10,060 $10,564 $11,094 5.0%
Other $1,587 $1,656 $1,700 $1,410 -17.1%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $1,587 $1,656 $1,700 $1,410 -17.1%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $24,279 $25,836 $27,344 $28,664 4.8%
Off Campus $24,279 $25,836 $27,344 $28,664 4.8%
Off Campus with Family $14,939 $15,776 $16,780 $17,570 4.7%
 

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,871 990 1,881
Percent admitted 82% 80% 83%
Percent admitted who enrolled 26% 27% 26%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 508 73%
ACT 192 28%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 430 550
SAT Math 420 530
SAT Writing 420 540
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 17 24
ACT Math 17 22

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 4/30/1973 -   Accredited