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Hawai‘i Pacific University
1164 Bishop Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Hawai‘i Pacific University's GPA
as graded by student veterans on a 4.0 scale
Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) has an outstanding reputation as a high quality educational institution serving the military community stationed
on the island of Oahu and throughout the world. As the largest private university in Hawaii, students from 50 states and more than 100 countries share their cultures and help create a dynamic learning environment. HPU has seven campuses on Oahu military installations. It's online programs make it possible for those transferring or on deployment to continue their education from anywhere in the world. HPU offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees. HPU is regionally accredited and a member of Service Members Opportunity Colleges (SOC), GoArmyEd, and Navy College Programs Distance Learning Partnership (NCPDLP). HPU is a participating Yellow Ribbon school and offers Veterans support services to help them reach their educational and career goals.
First Professional Degree
Grants Medical Degree
Less Than One Year Certificate
One But Less Than Two Years Certificate
Two But Less Than Four Years Certificate
Master 's Certificate
First Professional Certificate
School is VA Approved
Accepts College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Part of SOC Degree Network System
Part of the DANTES external
Gives credit for CLEP and/or DSST exams
Accepts the ACE recommendations for awarding credit for CLEP and/or DSST
Gives ACE credit for military training and experience
Policy on the transfer of credits
HPU accepts transfer credit from other regionally accredited institutions, most credit by examination programs, and ACE-recommendations for military training/experience. Transfer credit from nationally accredited programs is considered on a case-by-case basis. Official evaluations of credit are normally completed in 30 days or less subsequent to receipt of the student’s official transcripts. Students are advised upon initial application that all transcripts must be on file prior to receipt of the official evaluation. However, Academic Advisors can prepare unofficial evaluations based upon student copies of transcripts. Students are not required to enroll for courses prior to receiving an official evaluation. There is no charge to students for transcript evaluation.
Noteworthy awards or recognitions
The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) selected HPU to receive the 2010 Institution Award. This prestigious award was presented to HPU in recognition of its significant contributions to the cause of military education. HPU is recognized by CCME as a university that supplies high quality education programs to the armed services and is directly involved in the support of voluntary off-duty education to the armed forces. For the fourth consecutive year, HPU was selected by Military Advanced Education magazine for the Annual Guide to Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities. HPU is ranked in the top 10% of military friendly schools based on the quality of its academics and the on-campus and online advice and support it provides to veterans and their families. In addition, HPU is a Military Friendly School for 2010, 2011 and 2012 by G.I. Jobs magazine. This honor ranks HPU in the top 15% of all colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide.
Maximum number of credits that this school accepts for CLEP and/or DSST exams
Offers scholarships for military students and veterans
Offers tuition discounts for military students and veterans
Offers in-state tuition without residency requirements for active-duty military students
Can military students called to active service return without penalty
Military scholarships for dependents
Military tuition discounts for dependents
Offers in-state tuition without residency requirements for military dependents
Participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program
Participates in the MyCAA program
Offers evening programs
Offers weekend programs
Offers classroom-based programs on military installations
Has an on-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment
Hawai‘i Pacific University's GPA
as graded by student veterans on a 4.0 scale
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Number of military or veteran students enrolled
Number of total students enrolled
Number of military to total students enrolled full time
Number of military to total students enrolled part time
Number of military dependents enrolled
Service members Opportunity Colleges Consortium member (SOC)
Offers ROTC program or participate in cross-town ROTC program
Has full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
Advisor on staff that assists veterans with career placement
Veteran counselors liaise with local VET REPS to help with career placement
Identifies military dependents on campus
Has child care facilities on campus
Has campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans
Has veteran clubs or associations on campus
Has a chapter of the Student Veterans of America on campus
Has virtual veteran clubs or associations
Has veteran specific page on website
Has spouse clubs/associations on campus
Has a military spouse specific page on its Web site
Provides support to specific military installations
Programs to support faculty in terms of their knowledge and understanding
Information regarding Veteran students is provided to faculty at Faculty Convocation at the beginning of the Fall and Spring Semesters. Faculty assigned to HPU’s Military Campus Programs receive more in depth professional development regarding Veteran students at its semi-annual Faculty Forum. HPU opened a Military and Veteran Center on the main campus. The Military/Veterans Center provides centralized customer service to both military and Veteran students. Located on the University’s Main Campus in Honolulu, the Veterans Center serves all military affiliated students (including active duty, ROTC, Veterans, eligible family members, and Department of Defense civilians). The Military/Veterans Center assists students with all processes associated with the University such as academic advising, military/VA educational benefits processing and certification, transcript evaluation and overseeing the student veteran association. It also provides training and information for University staff and
Military students called to active service return without penalty policy
Students who are called to active duty (National Guard/Reservists) are afforded the same benefits as active duty military service members. Their degree programs are covered under the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) program. Students who have their academic pursuits interrupted by a call to active duty service are allowed to resume their academic pursuits where they left off – there are no penalties or readmission requirements. Additionally, instructors are encouraged to extend completion periods for students who have completed significant portions of a course prior to notification of recall to active duty or temporary duty. Students who deploy or receive temporary duty assignments also have the option to withdraw from their courses at any time during the term without financial or academic grade penalty to the student.
Student Veteran Associations
• Accounting Club • Akamai Advertising • American Marketing Association • Anthropology Club • Assoc. of Diplomacy and Military Studies • Chemistry Club • Cinematic Production Society • Future Educators Association • Graduation Student Organization • Intercultural Teachers Organization • International Affairs Club • International Assoc. of Business Communicators • Law and Justice Administration Club • MA/COM Club • Math Club • MBA Club Hawaii • Natural Science Student Assoc. • Polyglot Toastmasters • Project Management Club • Psychology Club • Public Relations Student Society of America • Social Work Club • Student Nurses Association • Students in Free Enterprise • Travel Industry Mgt. Student Org. • UN Club • Black Student Union • Christian Fellowship • Ekta Club • German Speaking Students Assoc. • Japanese Association • Kababayan • Latin American Student Assoc. • Malaysian Student Organization • Swedish Student Association • Taiwanese Student Association
Policy concerning students who are involuntarily activated for military service
Students who are called to active duty (National Guard/Reservists) are afforded the same rights and benefits as active duty military service members. Their degree programs are covered under the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) program. Students/Veterans who have their academic pursuits interrupted by a call to active duty service are allowed to resume their academic pursuits where they left off – there are no penalties or readmission requirements. In addition, instructors are encouraged to extend completion periods for students who have completed significant portions of a course prior to notification of recall to active duty or temporary duty. Students who deploy or receive temporary duty assignments also have the option to withdraw from their courses at any time during the term without financial or academic grade penalty to the student.
Why this school is an excellent choice for military members
HPU is committed to providing the military community a high quality education in a flexible, military-friendly learning environment. MCP maintains full service offices on all major military installations serving all military services and the U.S. Coast Guard on the island of O‘ahu. These offices are staffed with advisors and education assistants to provide timely education support. Four online advisors serve students located throughout the world. HPU offers seventy five regionally accredited Associate’s, Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degrees through classes on base, online, or a combination of the two. Over 1700 Veterans are pursuing degrees through the G.I. Bill.
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