BA in Psychology

Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
Total tuition fee (local)
$ 102,520
Total tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

Academic transcript(s)

  • Unofficial transcripts can be accepted for admissions purposes, however official transcripts must be received prior to a student's registration for classes.
  • Submitted both in the native language and in an official English language translation.
  • At least a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale (approximately 65%) in their secondary (senior or high school) education.

English Language Requirement

One of the following requirements:

  • Complete at least two (2) years of non-ESL coursework at a secondary (high) school in which the primary language of instruction is English;
  • Complete at least one (1) year of in-person, non-ESL coursework at an accredited college or university in a program in which the primary language of instruction is English;
  • Achieve a final grade of "C" or better in an in-person course equivalent to HPU's WRI 1100, at an accredited college or university;
  • Enroll in an ELS program and complete Level 112;
  • Earn a minimum score or meet a country-specific requirement as stated below.*
    • TOEFL (IBT): 80 
    • TOEFL (PBT): 550
    • TOEFL (CBT): 213  
    • IELTS: 6.0 Band  
    • STEP EIKEN: Pre 1  
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58  
    • SAT (Critical Reading + Critical Writing): 800  


  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introductory Biology
  • Intermediate Spanish II
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Sex, Gender & Communication
  • Research, Argument, and Writing
  • Psychology of Substance Abuse
  • Introduction to Asian Civilizations
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Tests & Measurements in Psychology
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Group Counselling

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