How to Apply

How to Apply

  • First-year students, please submit either the HPU Application or Common Application 
  • Transfer students, please submit either the HPU Application 
  • Military applicants, please submit the HPU Application
  • Submit either official or unofficial high school transcripts and/or college transcripts. 

    Please note that while we will accept unofficial transcripts to evaluate your admissibility, you must submit your official transcript(s) before enrolling and before any official credit evaluation can be completed.

    Transcripts maybe sent electronically to the Office of Admissions at or mailed to:

    Hawaii Pacific University
    Office of Admissions
    1 Aloha Tower Drive
    Honolulu, HI 96813 

  • Domestic students may apply without submitting standardized test scores from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Testing (ACT) . While tests help to predict your potential for success in college, your academic performance in the classroom is the most important factor in our review of your application. We also consider qualitative factors, such as your essay, letters of recommendation, and extracurricular activities. 

  • Your personal statement is an opportunity to let the admissions committee know more about yourself. You may submit writing samples, a personal essay or poetry; it is up to you on how you wish to express yourself. No set length is required.