Hawaii contains two schools that offer medical technologist programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical technologist schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hawaii at Manoa comes out as the most expensive ($10,275/yr), with Kapiolani Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,425/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Hawaii schools who go on to become medical technologists, medical informatics specialists, medical technicians, health information technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 760 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $41,790. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $60,150/yr and there are 570 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, 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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