Nursing Application

Application Process

  • Meet the first-year admissions requirements, and select pre-nursing as your intended major. First-year students admitted to pre-nursing will have the opportunity to apply for Level 1 Nursing in their sophomore year.
  • Direct entry into Nursing is available only for a select number of first-year students admitted to the Nursing Scholars Program.

  • Submit your admissions application
  • Meet the additional requirements for application
  • Pathway selection
    • Standard BSN
    • HM to BSN
    • RN to BSN
    • LPN to BSN
  • Earn a TEAS score of 70% or higher
  • Earn a minimum college GPA of 3.0 and a minimum nursing prerequisite GPA of 3.0
  • Submit official transcripts for all college coursework completed at an institution other than HPU
  • Submit two professional letters of recommendation
  • Complete the HPU Nursing personal statement

Application Deadlines

First-Year and Transfer Priority Deadline 1: October 15

First-Year and Transfer Priority Deadline 2: December 1*

*As space permits

First-Year Early Action Deadline (PRE-NURSING APPLICANTS): November 15

First-Year Regular Decision Deadline (PRE-NURSING APPLICANTS): January 15

 

Transfer Priority Deadline 1: February 15

Transfer Priority Deadline 2: TBD

Application Types

  • If you are a transfer student, and meet the BSN admissions criteria, including earning a minimum composite score of 70th percentile on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), and have a minimum college GPA of 3.0 and an overall nursing science and math prerequisite GPA of 3.0,  then you are encouraged to apply to Level 1 Nursing as direct entry, using the Common Application. Within the Transfer Common Application, you can find the specific nursing application by searching for Nursing and Hawaii Pacific.
  • If you are a transfer student, but still working on your BSN requirements, you may complete your prerequisites at HPU. You are encouraged to apply as a pre-nursing student, using either the HPU Application, or the Common Application (non-nursing version).

  • First-year students interested in Nursing should indicate Pre-Nursing on their application, and apply using either the HPU Application or the Common Application. Direct entry into Nursing is available only for a select number of first-year students admitted to the Nursing Scholars Program.