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Hawaii Pacific University Academics

Hawaii Pacific University requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

Hawaii Pacific University does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Hawaii Pacific University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 46% of students who started college at Hawaii Pacific University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Hawaii Pacific University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Are Required at Hawaii Pacific University?

Hawaii Pacific University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Hawaii Pacific University.

Majors at Hawaii Pacific University

When choosing a major, Hawaii Pacific University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Hawaii Pacific University below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Hawaii Pacific University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does Hawaii Pacific University Offer Learning Disability Services?

Hawaii Pacific University offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Hawaii Pacific University Offer Online Classes?

Hawaii Pacific University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Hawaii Pacific University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

Hawaii Pacific University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Hawaii Pacific University Have An Honors Program?

Hawaii Pacific University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does Hawaii Pacific University Require Internships?

Hawaii Pacific University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Hawaii Pacific University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Hawaii Pacific University include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at Hawaii Pacific University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Hawaii Pacific University offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Washington University in St. Louis and University of Southern California

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Hawaii Pacific University Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
Environmental Science
Pacific Area/Pacific Rim Studies
Communication, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Mathematics, General
International/Global Studies
Marine Sciences
Sustainability Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Chemistry, General
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Psychology, General
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Homeland Security
Human Services, General
Public Administration
Social Work
Anthropology
National Security Policy Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Political Science and Government, Other
Sociology
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Organizational Leadership
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Labor and Industrial Relations
Human Resources Development
History, General
Military History

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,146

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

80%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$29,300

Out-of-State

$29,300

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Application Deadline

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