Hawaii contains two schools that offer CAD programs. Hawaii Community College, the highest-ranking CAD school in HI, has a total student population of 3,275 and is the 5136th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 CAD schools in Hawaii, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hawaii Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,569/yr), with Honolulu Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,399/yr.
CAD students from Hawaii schools who go on to become drafters, architects, computer aided designers, project architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,290 people working as drafters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,210. Also, Architectural and civil drafters make on average $47,710 per year and there are about 105,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 740 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average yearly salary of $47,210. Drafters in this state earn $48,740/yr and there are 70 employed.
Also, within the CAD schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from CAD, 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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