Academic Calendar

FALL Terms:

15-Week Term begins
Monday, AUG 28, 2017

1st 8-Week Session (8A)
Monday, AUG 21, 2017

2nd 8-Week Session (8B)
Monday, OCT 16, 2017

Observed Holidays:

Labor Day

Monday, SEP 4, 2017

Student Organizations
Enhance your HPU experience by joining one of the College of Business Administration academic and professional student clubs:

US News and World Report ranks HPU in its top tier of best colleges.  Find out why.  Connect with our alumni in global leadership roles, and with our business partners in the Pacific Rim. Interact in small classes, with dynamic professors who have academic and professional backgrounds, with classmates from more than 100 different countries, and through real-world assignments and professional projects. Marketing? Finance? International Business? Technology? Tools for your future… HPU programs are designed to accommodate your own busy schedule.


Are figures and accounting your goal? Connect with other HPU accounting majors and get prepared for the professional world. Our graduates are global leaders in the Big Four accounting firms, other CPA firms, public and private corporations, and government and non-government agencies. And they return often to guide and mentor.

HPU prepares you for the CPA exam, an active Accounting Club connects you with practicing Honolulu accountants and includes internships. Study the theories and concepts behind the figures, then financial reporting, auditing, taxes, all tools needed to become ready for the dynamic world of accounting.

Degree Requirements

Sample Four-Year Degree Pathway

Degree Plan

*updated October 2015

Online accounting degree: Among most affordable

Citing opportunities for internships and connecting students to local firms, College Values Online has ranked Hawai‘i Pacific University among its 100 most affordable online accounting degree programs. HPU is the only Hawai‘i-based school on the list, and ranks No. 89. HPU news story here.


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2016 Newton D. Becker

Scholarship Program

The Newton D. Becker Scholarship program offers deserving individuals financial assistance to prepare for the CPA Exam based on demonstration of financial need and traits important to Becker's founder: high moral character, strong leadership qualities and commitment to community service.

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