Hawaii contains twelve schools that offer bookkeeping programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 bookkeeping schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,566/yr), with Leeward Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,998/yr.
Bookkeeping students from Hawaii schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 5,040 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $56,860. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $34,440/yr and there are 7,530 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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