Hawaii contains two schools that offer public health programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking public health school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 public health schools in Hawaii, only 1 has 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 University of Hawaii at Manoa as the lowest recorded at only $10,275/yr.
Public Health students from Hawaii schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 60 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $63,230. Health educators in this state earn $50,320/yr and there are 390 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from public 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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