Hawaii contains four schools that offer counseling programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking counseling school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 counseling schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Hawaii comes out as the most expensive ($36,023/yr), with University of Hawaii at Hilo as the lowest recorded at only $8,281/yr.
Counseling students from Hawaii schools who go on to become counseling psychologists, school counselors, counselors, christian counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists make on average $59,070 per year and there are about 219,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 580 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average yearly salary of $59,300. Counselors in this state earn $52,850/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the counseling schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from counseling, 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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