Hawaii contains eight schools that offer BSN programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking BSN school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 BSN 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 Kauai Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,452/yr.
BSN students from Hawaii schools who go on to become nurses, forensic nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 1,410 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $45,000. Registered nurses in this state earn $80,020/yr and there are 8,930 employed.
Also, within the BSN schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from BSN, 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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