Hawaii contains two schools that offer clinical research programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking clinical research school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 clinical research schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hawaii at Manoa comes out as the most expensive ($10,275/yr), with Kapiolani Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,425/yr.
Clinical Research students from Hawaii schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 650 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $41,340. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $41,790/yr and there are 760 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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