Hawaii Pacific University
Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) offers many different programs, and has become a very popular place of study for Scandinavians. Classes are small and there is close monitoring by teachers. Both HPU and Hawaii is very multicultural, and you meet people from all over the world. In your free time, you can visit world famous tourist attractions. Just absorb the unique Aloha-spirit and "Hang Loose".
Hawaii, need we say more? The tropical heat and some of the world's most beautiful beaches will make you enjoy your free time. It is a popular tourist destination and there are a lot of things to see and do. HPU boasts students from more than 100 countries, and you can get friends from every continent. Hawaii is also known for its friendliness, it is common to talk to strangers in elevators and on buses. We can guarantee that your studies will give you wonderful memories of your stay in paradise.
Hawaii Pacific University is a recognized university that has gained much respect in the United States. This is supported by the following reports:
U.S. News & World Report reviews HPU as one of "America's Best Colleges" and emphasizes the diversity of the category "Most International Students".
Barron's recommends HPU as "Best Buys in College Education" among 3,900 other schools in the United States.
The Princeton Review puts HPU among the best "Best Western
Colleges" and "Best Value Colleges."
Rugg's Recommendations on the Colleges puts HPU as one of America's top 100 schools.
To name a few: public relations, environmental science, nursing, management, marketing, marine biology, psychology, sociology, finance, economics, anthropology, international business, communication, entrepreneurial studies and tourism.
Number of students: 9,000
Number of international students: 1,600
Academic calendar: Studies start twice a year: September and January. It is possible to take summer courses starting in May, June and July.