About our Students
Hawai'i Pacific University is an independent, not-for-profit, coeducational, nonsectarian, career-oriented postsecondary institution founded in 1965. HPU offers over 50 concentrations for undergraduate degrees, and 13 graduate degree programs. More than 7,000 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students from all 50 states and from more than 100 countries make HPU one of the most culturally diverse universities in the world.
“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.”
-Hawai'i Pacific University Mission Statement