Hawaii contains seven schools that offer criminal justice programs. University of Hawaii at Hilo, the highest-ranking criminal justice school in HI, has a total student population of 3,974 and is the 584th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 criminal justice schools in Hawaii, none have 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 Honolulu Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,399/yr.
Criminal Justice students from Hawaii schools who go on to become criminal justice administrators, public prosecutors, public defenders, judges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 12,610 people working as criminal justice and law enforcement teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,750. Also, Police and sheriff's patrol officers make on average $55,180 per year and there are about 641,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 2,900 employed police and sheriff's patrol officers earning an average yearly salary of $54,110. Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in this state earn $58,510/yr and there are 170 employed.
Also, within the criminal justice schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from criminal justice, 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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