Hawaii Pacific University: Admission & Tests

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Here is a quick overview of Hawaii Pacific University general admissions procedures, application policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Hawaii Pacific University admission criteria are very weak - in 2015/16 this college accepted 91% of those who apply.

The school recommends you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

Hawaii Pacific University typically will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
Hawaii Pacific University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Hawaii Pacific University is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Assessment Test is a very important step of the application process. 79 percent of applicants at Hawaii Pacific University completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 410 to 550 on Critical Reading, from 420 to 560 on Math, and from 400 to 540 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you have got above 510 in SAT Critical Reading, 520 in SAT Math, and 500 in SAT Writingthen it is enough to be admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
380
480
510

SAT Math
390
490
520

SAT Writing
370
470
500

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is common component of the application at Hawaii Pacific University. 35% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 17 to 24 on Composite, from 16 to 24 on English, and from 16 to 25 on Math. So, if you got a score above 23 in ACT Composite, 22 in ACT English, and 23 in ACT Math, that will be good enough to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
16
21
23

ACT English
15
20
22

ACT Math
15
21
23

Contact Admissions

Phone
(808)
544-0200
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Hawaii Pacific University, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (808) 544-0200 or check Hawaii Pacific University Website

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