Hawaii contains nine schools that offer healthcare programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking healthcare school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 healthcare 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 Kauai Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,452/yr.
Healthcare students from Hawaii schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 170 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $39,790. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $63,280/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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