Hawaii Pacific University

Hawaii Pacific University is a private school located in Honolulu, HI

Average Annual Tuition at Hawaii Pacific University

The latest data we have for Hawaii Pacific University's annual average net costs are from 2018. These costs and and the average Hawaii schools include tuition, fees, living expenses, books, and fees minus the average grants and scholarships for federal financial aid recipients.

In-state Tuition Out-of-state Tuition Median Debt Avgerate Net Cost
Hawaii Pacific University $25,980 $25,980 $23,688 $27,139
HI Average $24,532 $24,532 $23,807 $24,751

As you can see, annual costs at Hawaii Pacific University have risen over the last few years, and are projected to continue to skyrocket based on our analysis.

Actual Costs      Projected Costs

Colleges and universities across the United States experienced cost (tuition + living) increases of 2.5% in 2019. This most recent inflation figure was down slightly from the 2.9 percent in 2018 and 3.4 percent in 2017, but still underscores the rising costs of sending your children to higher education.

These rising costs are hitting closer to home in Hawaii as well. Hawaii's' higher education costs rose by 80% in just the last 10 years, ranking as the 3rd highest state.

Hawaii Pacific University Financial Assistance

35% of students enrolled at Hawaii Pacific University receive some form of Federal loan assistance. You can view Hawaii Pacific University's student aid calculator here.

Use a 529 Plan to Offset Rising Education Costs

One of the most sound investments you can make to help pay for your child's higher education is by using a 529 plan. These funds grow in a tax-free environment, and generally have a 3-5% rate of return. The only catch is that all funds need to be used for higher education, and if not... there are monetary penalties imposed when withdrawn for other uses.

Hawaii offers a 529 college savings plan managed by Ascensus College Savings, featuring Vanguard funds in its age-based and static investment options.

State Plan Name:Hawaii's College Savings Program
Minimum Contribution:$15
Maximum Contribution:up to $305,000 across accounts per beneficiary
Fees:There’s a 0.75% asset management fee, a $10 account maintenance fee for $10 for Hawaii residents and a $20 annual account maintenance fee for non-residents.

Hawaii School Statistics


We've analyzed all other higher education schools in HI, and wrapped it up nicely into a report for you. View our HI analysis report.

There are 8 other accredited private schools located in the state of Hawaii. You can view all HI schools here.