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Hawaii Pacific University

500 Ala Moana Boulevard

Honolulu, HI 96813

United States

Telephone: 808-544-0200

URL: https://www.hpu.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Susan Opp

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://www.hpu.edu/about-us/student-success/index.html

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited with Notice of Concern - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution, while it currently meets WSCUC Standards, is in danger of being found out of compliance with one or more Standards. Accredited with Notice of Concern

Most Recent Commission Action: August 25, 2021

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1971

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1973

Undergraduate FTE: 2,799

Graduate FTE: 363

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerValentina AbordonadoAssistant Provostvabordonado@hpu.edu
Board of Directors ChairRichard HunterChair of the Board of Trusteestrustees@hpu.edu
Chief Academic OfficerJennifer WalshProvostjewalsh@hpu.edu
Chief Executive OfficerJohn GotandaPresidentjgotanda@hpu.edu
Chief Financial OfficerDavid KosteckiSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officerdkostecki@hpu.edu
Director Institutional ResearchKristine WhiteDirector, Office of Institutional Researchkrwhite@hpu.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00707901Hawaii Loa CampusKane`oheAdditionalActive
00727900Hawaii Pacific UniversityHonoluluMain CampusActive
Island Pacific AcademyKapoleiAdditionalActive
727904Joint Base HickamHickam AFBAdditionalActive
727903Joint Base Pearl HarborPearl HarborAdditionalActive
Kamehameha Schools – Kapalama CampusHonoluluAdditionalActive
727908MCBH Camp Smith Education CenterMCBH Camp SmithAdditionalActive
727902MCBH Kaneohe Education CenterKaneoheAdditionalActive
727907Makapu’u CampusWaimanaloAdditionalActive
727906Schofield BarracksSchofield BarraAdditionalActive
727905Tripler Army Medical CenterTripler AMCAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Associate of Arts in General StudiesAssociate2008Distance Education
Associate of Arts in General StudiesAssociate2008On-Site
Associate of Science in Criminal JusticeAssociate2015On-Site
Associate of Science in Criminal JusticeAssociate2015Distance Education
Associate of Science in CybersecurityAssociate1997On-Site
Associate of Science in CybersecurityAssociate2004Distance Education
Associate of Science in General BusinessAssociate2021On-Site
Associate of Science in General BusinessAssociate2021Distance Education
Associate of Science in Health ProfessionsAssociate2015Distance Education
Associate of Science in Health ProfessionsAssociate2015On-Site
Associate of Science in Homeland SecurityAssociate2015Distance Education
Associate of Science in Homeland SecurityAssociate2015On-Site
Associate of Science in MathematicsAssociate1993On-Site
Associate of Science in MathematicsAssociate2007Distance Education
Associate of Science in Supervisory LeadershipAssociate2015On-Site
Associate of Science in Supervisory LeadershipAssociate2015Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Arts and MarketsBachelors2019On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Cinematic Multimedia ArtsBachelors2011On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and PracticesBachelors1995On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in East-West HumanitiesBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in EnglishBachelors1989On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Environmental StudiesBachelors1996On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in HistoryBachelors1990On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource DevelopmentBachelors1990On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource DevelopmentBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Individualized MajorBachelors1989On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in International StudiesBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Marine AffairsBachelors2021On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Political ScienceBachelors1985On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in PsychologyBachelors1985On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in PsychologyBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Public AdministrationBachelors2015Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of other LanguagesBachelors2011On-Site
Bachelor of Education in Elementary EducationBachelors2010On-Site
Bachelor of Public AdministrationBachelors2017On-Site
Bachelor of Science in BiochemistryBachelors2007On-Site
Bachelor of Science in BiologyBachelors1993On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical EngineeringBachelors2019On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology EngineeringBachelors2019On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Business AdministrationBachelors2004Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Business AdministrationBachelors2004On-Site
Bachelor of Science in ChemistryBachelors2011On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Computer ScienceBachelors1989On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Computer ScienceBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Criminal JusticeBachelors2015Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Criminal JusticeBachelors2015On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Diplomacy and Military StudiesBachelors1999On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Diplomacy and Military StudiesBachelors2009Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Electrical EngineeringBachelors2019On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Environmental ScienceBachelors1996On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Individualized MajorBachelors2021On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Marine BiologyBachelors2011On-Site
Bachelor of Science in MathematicsBachelors1989On-Site
Bachelor of Science in NursingBachelors1993On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Doctor of Nursing PracticeProfessional Doctorate2020Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in OceanographyBachelors1995On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Public HealthBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Social WorkBachelors1997On-Site
Certificate in Environment, Policy, and LeadershipNon-degree2011On-Site
Certificate in Global Leadership and Sustainable DevelopmentNon-degree1999On-Site
Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other LanguagesNon-degree1987On-Site
Certificate in Transcultural NursingNon-degree2004On-Site
Doctor of Nursing PracticeProfessional Doctorate2017Distance Education
Doctorate in Clinical PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2020On-Site
Graduate Certificate in National Security and Strategic StudiesNon-degree2009On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit ManagementNon-degree2018On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit ManagementNon-degree2018Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Organization Development and ChangeNon-degree2021Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Organization Development and ChangeNon-degree1999On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Security StudiesNon-degree2020Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Sustainability and Security StudiesNon-degree2020On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other LanguageNon-degree2011On-Site
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other LanguagesNon-degree2020Distance Education
Master of Arts in Diplomacy and Military StudiesMasters1999On-Site
Master of Arts in Organization Development and Change ManagementMasters2004Distance Education
Master of Arts in Organization Development and Change ManagementMasters1997On-Site
Master of Arts in Strategic CommunicationMasters2000On-Site
Master of Arts in SustainabilityMasters2007On-Site
Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other LanguagesMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other LanguagesMasters2000On-Site
Master of Business AdministrationMasters1989On-Site
Master of Business AdministrationMasters2007Distance Education
Master of Education in Education LeadershipMasters2017Distance Education
Master of Education in Educational LeadershipMasters2017On-Site
Master of Education in Elementary EducationMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Education in Elementary EducationMasters2010On-Site
Master of Education in Secondary EducationMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Education in Secondary EducationMasters2005On-Site
Master of Public AdministrationMasters2017Distance Education
Master of Public AdministrationMasters2017On-Site
Master of Public HealthMasters2016On-Site
Master of Public HealthMasters2016Distance Education
Master of Science in Business Analytics and Information SecurityMasters1993On-Site
Master of Science in Criminal JusticeMasters2020On-Site
Master of Science in Criminal JusticeMasters2019Distance Education
Master of Science in Marine ScienceMasters2007On-Site
Master of Science in NursingMasters2020Distance Education
Master of Science in NursingMasters1999On-Site
Master of Social WorkMasters2005On-Site
Post Master’s Certificate: Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse PractitionerNon-degree2016On-Site
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medical/Pre-Health StudiesNon-degree2011On-Site
Post-Master’s Certificate: Family Nurse PractitionerNon-degree2005On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2021Offsite Review
Spring2022Accreditation Visit