Hawaii contains five schools that offer computer forensics programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 computer forensics 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.
Computer Forensics students from Hawaii schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 1,060 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $76,200. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $66,470/yr and there are 940 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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