Why Hawai'i Pacific University is for You!Facts and figures will tell you a lot about Hawai'i Pacific University (HPU). They will tell you we offer a quality, comprehensive academic experience with programs in many of today's most dynamic career areas.
HPU at A Glance will give you an introduction to Hawai'i's largest private institution of higher education. After viewing HPU at a Glance, we invite you to visit the entire HPU Web site. By viewing the entire HPU Web site you will get a picture of HPU - one in which you may see yourself.
Hawai'i Pacific University is an independent, not-for-profit, coeducational, nonsectarian, career-oriented post secondary institution founded in 1965.
Accreditation and Memberships
Hawai'i Pacific University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the National League for Nursing. HPU is also a member of many nationally recognized groups including the National League of Nursing, and the Executive MBA Council.
With two campuses linked by shuttle, HPU combines the excitement of an urban downtown campus with the serenity of a residential campus set in the green foothills of the windward side of the island.
HPU offers over 50 concentrations for undergraduate degrees, and 11 graduate degree programs.
Students come from over 100 countries to study at HPU, making it one of the most diverse campuses in the world.
HPU's faculty consists of highly qualified and accredited teachers.
HPU is the largest private university in Hawaii, and strives to keep the cost of a private university education affordable.
You Can Attend HPU Year Round
HPU not only offers Fall and Spring Semester sessions, but also a Winter session, and several Summer sessions.
ELS Language Center at HPU
The ELS Language Centers (ELS) at HPU provides intensive English training, semi-intensive English training and their American Explorer program on HPU’s downtown Honolulu campus.
HPU focuses on teaching students life-long skills by providing internships and work in career-related fields through the Career Services Center (CSC).
With high-tech computer labs and executive classrooms, HPU students have some of the best and newest technology at their fingertips.
Besides the beautiful beaches and active night-life, HPU's students have many activities to choose from. Students can choose to participate in the many clubs and campus organizations and activities that are sponsored by the Student Life Office.
A School of Champions!
HPU offers a competitive athletic program with ten mens and/or womens varsity teams including tennis, basketball, baseball, and golf, among others. Both HPU's Cheerleading Squad and HPU's Dance Team have received national championship titles.
Value and Outcomes
HPU students leave the University with the skills and knowledge to succeed, friends from around the world, and with lasting memories of their study in paradise.