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Hawaii Pacific University is a private institution that was founded in 1965. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,993, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 135 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Hawaii Pacific University's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities West, 61. Its tuition and fees are $23,440 (2016-17).


Hawai'i Pacific University (HPU) has received a number of accolades for academic excellence, international diversity, and the affordability of the private education we offer.


• Hawai‘i Pacific University is recognized for having one of the BEST ONLINE MBA PROGRAMS IN THE U.S., according to a 2014 survey of international business programs conducted by THEBESTSCHOOLS.ORG. HPU was ranked number 18 out of the top 25 online MBA programs in International Business. HPU is the only Hawaii-based school on the list. To read more, click here.  

• In U.S. News and World ReportS annual review of colleges, “BEST COLLEGES 2014,” Hawai`i Pacific University is ranked among the top Regional Universities in the West. Hawai'i Pacific University climbed up 10 places in the newest list of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities in the Western U.S.; and a total of 16 places in two years — an increase that officials say is uncommon. HPU is the top-ranked private university in Hawai’i, and while it places in a four-way tie for 71st among the Western regional campuses, it is now among the top 45 private campuses in that category and among the top five private universities not associated with a religious institution. For more information, click here.

• HPU's Nursing Program was recognized in U.S. News and World ReportS annual review of graduate schools, "BEST HEALTH SCHOOLS 2013." For more information, click here

PRINCETON REVIEW rated HPU a “BEST WESTERN” COLLEGE in its "2014 BEST COLLEGES: REGION BY REGION" review of U.S. Colleges, recognizing HPU as one of the top 124 colleges in the western region. For more information on Princeton Review regional rankings, click here.Recognition from Princeton Review

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