Honolulu, HI (population: 375,134) has two nurse practitioner schools within its city limits. Hawaii Pacific University, the highest ranked school in the city with a nurse practitioner program, has a total student population of 8,113. It is the 589th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Hawaii (#1 is University of Hawaii at Manoa).
Nurse Practitioner students from Honolulu 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.
Honolulu lies in Honolulu county, which is one of the 4 counties in Hawaii. Overall, the Honolulu area has 430,700 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,760 average annual salary.
Of the 2 nurse practitioner schools in Honolulu, 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) for nurse practitioner students, with Kapiolani Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,425/yr.