Hawaii Pacific University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to Hawaii Pacific University. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Hawaii Pacific University.

What are your chances at Hawaii Pacific University?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Hawaii Pacific University or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Hawaii Pacific University, 15.15% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Hawaii Pacific University, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Hawaii Pacific University?

    Hawaii Pacific University requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Recommended of All
    Interview Recommended of All
    Standardized Test Scores Recommended of All
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Recommended of All

    In addition to the above requirements, Hawaii Pacific University also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Hawaii Pacific University requires a minimum of 24 credits.

    What are Hawaii Pacific University’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Hawaii Pacific University transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline August 15
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Hawaii Pacific University transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Hawaii Pacific University on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Hawaii Pacific University’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Hawaii Pacific University received 1109 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 849 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Hawaii Pacific University is 76.56%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Hawaii Pacific University. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at Hawaii Pacific University?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Hawaii Pacific University or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 849 accepted transfer students, 355 students enrolled - that means the yield was 41.81%.

    Hawaii Pacific University accepts 77 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford Hawaii Pacific University

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    What are the Hawaii Pacific University transfer GPA requirements?

    Hawaii Pacific University requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Hawaii Pacific University requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.75.

    Will you enjoy transferring to Hawaii Pacific University?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Hawaii Pacific University. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Honolulu...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Hawaii Pacific University is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Hawaii Pacific University then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Hawaii Pacific University

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Hawaii Pacific University website for more info.
    Hawaii Pacific University accepts 76.56% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Hawaii Pacific University, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.43 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.57. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Hawaii Pacific University students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 500 600 550
    SAT Reading 520 620 570
    2018 Total SAT Score 1020 1220 1120
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 19 29 24
    ACT Reading 18 26 22
    2018 Total ACT Score 37 55 46

    Hawaii Pacific University’s average SAT score is 1120. To be a competitive applicant for Hawaii Pacific University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at Hawaii Pacific University?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Hawaii Pacific University or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

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