Founded in 1965, Hawaii Pacific University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Honolulu (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Hawaii. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hawaii Pacific University (HPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 54 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.