Hawaii contains two schools that offer event planning programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking event planning school in HI, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 event planning schools in Hawaii, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr), with California State Polytechnic University-Pomona as the lowest recorded at only $10,756/yr.
Event Planning students from Hawaii schools who go on to become event planners, wedding planners, event managers, production planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 9,630 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $96,910. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $50,980/yr and there are 210 employed.
Also, within the event planning schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from event planning, 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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