Hawaii contains five schools that offer social work programs. University of Hawaii at Manoa, the highest-ranking social work school in HI, has a total student population of 20,435 and is the 282nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 social work schools in Hawaii, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Hawaii Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,566/yr), with University of Hawaii-West Oahu as the lowest recorded at only $5,201/yr.
Social Work students from Hawaii schools who go on to become social work case managers, social workers, social scientists, health and social service managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 73,250 people working as social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,470. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 11,120 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $45,630. Social workers in this state earn $53,640/yr and there are 350 employed.
Also, within the social work schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from social work, 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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