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HPU is different. You learn from professors who are top of their field, not only in academics, but in applied and industry knowledge. With this type of college education, you don’t just learn from lectures and textbooks. Courses at Hawai‘i Pacific University are hands-on and interactive. You study under and learn from faculty who excel at teaching face-to-face and in online environments, making your learning experience is seamless.

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HPU is different, and inclusive. You will experience things here that you won’t experience anywhere else in the world. You will receive a private university education and experiment with hands-on learning. Get ready to make friends who are also excited about new experiences, people, and perspectives.

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    First-generation college student, Ashlynn Wells, is paving the way for fellow Cambodian Americans to succeed through her educational journey studying abroad, creating content for HPU’s Communications and Marketing team, and being a leader on-campus.

  • Faculty


    Public Health Department Chair Christian T. Gloria, Ph.D., finds great reward in mentoring society's future Public Health professionals, who will dedicate their lives to protecting others, preventing diseases, promoting health, and saving lives.

  • Alumni


    Celina Barrios was raised in California and came to Oʻahu for her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She earned an Ed.D. in Urban Education and Leadership from the University of Southern California and currently works as a Development & Communications Consultant.  

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HPU's diverse faculty come from elite professional and educational backgrounds. No graduate students teach in the classroom – meaning you’ll learn directly from the best.

Hawai‘i residents, HPU is committed to making a personalized private education affordable for every student from Hawai‘i. If you are an incoming freshman or transfer student, we are committed to helping you complete your college degree at HPU at a price you can afford.


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Student Messages: COVID-19 Updates

Student Messages: COVID-19 Updates

June 26, 2020

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HPU Responses to American Civil Unrest

HPU Responses to American Civil Unrest

June 17, 2020

Amid the recent events that have underscored the nation’s challenges related to racial injustice and violence, HPU’s leadership responded with communications across our ‘Ohana. Please read the following messages, first from President Gotanda on June 2, followed by a message from Provost Walsh on June 11.

Smitten, First in Hawai‘i Named a Fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Academy

Smitten, First in Hawai‘i Named a Fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Academy

June 15, 2020

Jayne Smitten, PhD, Director for HPU’s College of Health and Society Simulation Center, is among 13 individuals selected for the Class of 2020 Fellows of the SSH Academy and is one of only 73 honored globally with the SSH Academy Fellow distinction.

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MACOM Admitted Student Webinar Learn More
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Virtual Graduate Information Session Learn More
Jun 24
Instagram Live with Graduate Admissions Learn More
Jun 26
MATESOL Admitted Student Webinar Learn More