Admissions Requirements

HPU understands that each student has a unique academic history and individual talents. This is why we take a holistic approach to reviewing applications, and consider all the information provided on your application to make an admissions decision.

 

We consider:

  • Grade Point Average - GPA

  • SAT and/or ACT scores (or English Proficiency if educated outside of the US)

  • Extracurricular activities

  • Personal statement (essay) and/or resume

  • Academic area of interest

RECOMMENDED COURSES:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of History or Social Science
  • 3 years of Math
  • 3 years of Natural Science
  • 2 years of Foreign Language

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED IF AVAILABLE TO YOU:

  • Honors courses
  • Advanced Placement (AP) courses 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) program courses

Students who have taken AP and IB examinations should have their official scores sent to the Office of Admissions to be evaluated for advanced standing and/or academic credit.