Hawaii contains twelve schools that offer medicine and health programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 medicine and health 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.
Medicine and Health students from Hawaii schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 8,930 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $80,020. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $94,790/yr and there are 990 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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