Hawaii contains four schools that offer nursing education programs. Hawaii Community College, the highest-ranking nursing education school in HI, has a total student population of 3,275 and is the 5136th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 nursing education schools in Hawaii, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hawaii Community College comes out as the most expensive ($6,569/yr), with Kauai Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,452/yr.
Nursing Education students from Hawaii schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. 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. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $66,010/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nursing education, 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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