Hawaii contains five schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Hawaii Pacific University, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in HI, has a total student population of 8,113 and is the 589th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nurse practitioner 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.
Nurse Practitioner students from Hawaii schools who go on to become nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the nurse practitioner schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, 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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