Hawaii contains four schools that offer safety programs. University of Hawaii at Hilo, the highest-ranking safety school in HI, has a total student population of 3,974 and is the 584th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 safety schools in Hawaii, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Chaminade University of Honolulu comes out as the most expensive ($17,911/yr), with Honolulu Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,399/yr.
Safety students from Hawaii schools who go on to become safety specialists, safety control managers, health safety specialists, occupational safety specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,850 people working as occupational health and safety specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,200. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 750 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $66,550. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $70,200/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from safety, 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.
Hawaii Interesting Facts