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Hawaii Pacific University Demographics & Diversity

Honolulu, Hawaii

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Hawaii Pacific University are predominantly White with a smaller Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 73% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Hawaii Pacific University students
Race Percent of Students
White 27%
Black 5%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 17%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races 16%
International 11%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 83% more female students than male students enrolled at Hawaii Pacific University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Hawaii Pacific University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Hawaii Pacific University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Hawaii Pacific University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,725
Women 3,151

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Hawaii Pacific University serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 85% of the student body residing outside of Hawaii or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Hawaii Pacific University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 15%
Out of State 78%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,804 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 39.6%
Part time Undergrads 28.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141644 IPEDS survey data for Hawaii Pacific University.