Life on mission.
An accredited, low or no-debt university degree
Practical experience available every semester
Tools and structure to develop your God-given mission
One-on-one support and guidance
Education Unlike Any Other
BU@Hawaii is an exceptional college experience that accesses the strengths of Bethel University while maintaining the unique Hawaiian culture of O'ahu.
O'ahu is a unique BU campus. They aren't tied down to one building or location, instead, students will meet online and in local gatherings around the island.
WHY BETHEL UNIVERSITY IN O'AHU?
BU Hawaii students will benefit from Bethel University's strong academics while being immersed in practical real life experience and mentorship that focuses on social entrepreneurship, ethical business, environmental awareness, and social justice. With Hawaii's unique emphasis on community and culture, BU Hawaii prioritizes in creating a safe and fun community for students to grow and develop with each other and with the community in which they live through one-on-one mentorship, Bible Studies, excursions, and outreach.
Through BU Hawaii, you will earn a college degree while still having the flexibility to remain at home and continue to work a part-time job.
Bethel University offers discounted tuition to students at extension sites, allowing BU-X students to earn up to 30 credit hours a year for $10,500. Additionally, financial aid is available
for those who qualify.
Ministry and business apprenticeships will be offered to you through BU Hawaii. Up to 3 credit hours per semester will be given for practicum experience. This amounts to 8-10 hours weekly of firsthand leadership, ministry, and workplace experience.
Affordable. Local. Intentional. Practical. Fully Accredited.
A college experience that equips you to live according to your values and mission.
GET YOUR DEGREE AT A FRACTION OF THE COST
The O'ahu campus currently provides multiple degree options, and we anticipate adding more potential selections in the
future. The current options are:
Take Your Next Steps
If you’d like to experience our community first-hand before applying, email the O'ahu Director to find out more!
Enroll, attend classes, get practical experience and be mentored and coached by our team.