HPU | Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The HPU Admissions Office will now be managing all BSN applications. For any questions related to the BSN application process, please contact the HPU Admissions Office at admissions@hpu.edu or 808-544-0238. 

BSN Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about our BSN program? Hop on one of our BSN information sessions and have all your questions answered by members of our admissions team.


As a student in HPU’s Nursing program, you will learn in a flexible, multicultural environment. Our students receive quality instruction that includes training in both clinical facilities and classroom settings: experience hands-on education through clinical placement at healthcare facilities throughout O‘ahu, and supplement your clinical training in our Experiential Learning Center, where you will be exposed to planned simulations modeled on real-world medical scenarios.

 As a part of our Nursing ‘ohana, you will have the opportunity to apply concepts, theories, and skills learned in the classroom and laboratories to a wide range of clinical settings. Our challenging curriculum and competent, caring faculty will guide you on your journey to become a skillful nurse who is able to care for individuals of all ages, their families, and their communities.


All BSN nursing applications will be handled by the HPU Admissions Office effective immediately. For all questions related to nursing applications, please contact the HPU Admissions Office at admissions@hpu.edu or 808-544-0238. 

Outcome Categories

The BSN graduate will:

Patient-centered Care

Demonstrate patient-centered nursing practice across the lifespan.

Teamwork & Collaboration

Collaborate and communicate effectively with other professionals and interdisciplinary teams to improve healthcare outcomes.

Evidence-based Practice

Integrate evidence to guide clinical practice and evaluate outcomes of care.

Quality Improvement

Use quality improvement measures to evaluate the effect of change on the delivery of patient-centered care and patient outcomes.

Healthcare Informatics

Use evidence-based information and patient care technology to assist in the provision of safe, quality, patient-centered care.


Evaluate effectiveness of strategies used to reduce the risk of harm to patients, self, and others in healthcare, home, and community settings.


Practice nursing care by incorporating legal and ethical decision making, utilizing current standards of practice.


Integrate leadership and communication skills into practice within diverse settings.

BIOL 2030 - Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 2031 - Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory

BIOL 2032 - Anatomy and Physiology II

BIOL 2033 - Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory

BIOL 2040 - Microbiology

BIOL 2041 - Microbiology Laboratory*

CHEM 1000 - Introduction to Chemistry

MATH 1123 - Statistics

WRI 1200 - Research, Argument & Writing

* effective Fall 2023

Fall Application Deadlines
  • Guaranteed Pathway deadline: January 15th
  • Competitive Pathway Priority deadline: February 15th
  • Competitive Pathway Secondary deadline (space permitting): April 1st


Spring Application Deadlines
  • Guaranteed Pathway deadline: September 15th
  • Competitive Pathway Priority deadline: October 15th


  • BSN Pathway



  • HM to BSN (Military Corpsman) Pathway
  • LPN/LVN to BSN Pathway
  • RN to BSN Pathway


For more information about the BSN Program, please review the program

Student Handbook


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, post-graduate APRN certificate program, and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Hawai'i Pacific University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-887-6791