Hawaii contains five schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Hawaii Pacific University, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in HI, has a total student population of 8,113 and is the 589th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 licensed practical nurse schools in Hawaii, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hawaii Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($15,952/yr), with Kauai Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,452/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Hawaii schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 4,870 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $30,500. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $45,000/yr and there are 1,410 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, 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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